Sendmail not accepting connections on port 25

ssgriffonuser ssgriffonuser at
Fri Jul 22 02:07:27 UTC 2011

On 07/21/11 01:31, Bernt Hansson wrote:
> 2011-07-20 06:24, ssgriffonuser skrev:
>> I still can't telnet in from an external network.
> To me, that sounds like your external network might be blocking 
> outgoing traffic on port 25.
> Can you connect to any other mailservers on port 25?
> %telnet 25
> Trying
> telnet: connect to address Connection refused
> telnet: Unable to connect to remote host
> My isp is blocking outgoing traffic on port 25.
Yeah, it looks like your right.  I never would've considered my ISP 
blocking outbound traffic from my home, but I suppose it makes sense.  
Thanks a lot for pointing this out, now I just have to get the server 
configured correctly.

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