[clug-talk] mail server using qmail
gustin at echostar.ca
Mon May 8 20:22:18 PDT 2006
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By manually telnetting to you mail server I was able to see the
451 qq temporary problem (#4.3.0)
Check your logs, chances are it will tell you what went wrong.
Is there any specific reason for using qmail?
Brad Camroux wrote:
> Hi, all,
> I've been playing around with qmail, and have set up a nice mail server. I know that the SMTP side works,
> because I've been sending messages through it with no problem (using qmail-smtp). The issue arises with
> receiving mail.
> I'm using dyndns.org to provide dynamic dns service for a couple of domains, including bgcamroux.homedns.org.
> I have successfully setup a BIND/NAMED server on my PC at home, and using tools such as `dig' am able to
> find the MX entry residing on _my_ PC.
> I have the locals, rcpthosts, and virtualdomains control files setup correctly (I presume) with the appropriate
> names (so as not to set up an open hub, or whatever it's called). But I cannot receive mail to
> bgcamroux at bgcamroux.homedns.org sent from anywhere other than my home (eg. mail sent from Yahoo!Mail does
> not arrive).
> I've even used web-based DNS testing tools which have told me that my mail exchanger is working correctly.
> Oh, and I'm running Gentoo Linux kernel 2.6.15, if that helps in any way.
> Is there anyone here who knows what I might be missing? I just want to be able to receive mail to my homedns.org
> domain (without having to go through the process of registering a regular domain name).
> Any suggestions are appreciated :O)
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