Sendmail not accepting connections on port 25
Lowell at Be-Well.Ilk.Org
Tue Jul 19 20:27:17 UTC 2011
ssgriffonuser <ssgriffonuser at gmail.com> writes:
> I'm having difficulty getting sendmail set up on my server. I can
> send and receive to localhost and I can send to external networks but
> I can not receive from external networks (I receive a 550: Address
> rejected). Netstat says sendmail is listening on port 25 but I cannot
> telnet to it.
> When I do a port scan of the server, nmap does not show anything on
> port 25 but does show smtp on 587.
How did you start sendmail? The daemon doesn't run by default; perhaps
you forgot to enable it in rc.conf? There's a manual for rc.sendmail(8)
which describes the options for that...
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