Mail to nowhere

Steve Matzura number6 at
Tue Jun 16 23:21:07 UTC 2015

On Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:31:20 -0500, you wrote:

>can you:
>$ telnet 25
>(obviously replacing with whatever your domain/ip actually is)
>from the machine you are sending the mail from?  If not make sure the 
>service is running and make sure there isn't a firewall rule preventing 

Connect failed.

>On 06/16/15 10:44, Steve Matzura wrote:
>> The next phase of my testing procedure involves the simple act of
>> delivering mail to my test box. When I send a message to either a
>> valid or relayed user at my remote machine's address, it never gets
>> there. I know this virtually for sure because I'm tailing
>> /var/log/maillog and nothing new has been added for the past hour. I'm
>> thinking eventually my ISP will send the message back to me as
>> undeliverable, and in that bounced message there may be some
>> information about why it was undeliverable, but maybe someone has a
>> thought as to why I'm not even seeing anything attempt to connect?

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