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Re: [SLE] Unusual behavior with SuSE 8.0
  • From: Dylan <dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2003 15:26:19 +0100
  • Message-id: <200306231526.19770.dylan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 23 June 2003 15:16, Donald Polak wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> I have some really unusual things happening with my server since last
> Sunday.
>
> I can no longer SMTP out to most addresses. I can't even telnet to these
> addresses via port 25. I don't know if it's my ISP (Symptico) or if it's
> my SuSE. If I try to telnet to a server via port 25, I get a no route to
> host. The system does get the proper address through DNS translation,
> but it fails.
>
> Any help, anyone?

Which addresses can you connect to with SMTP? Some ISP's close that port for
subscribers in an attempt to prevent open relays passing on spam.

Is there a firewall between you and your ISP? Do you have control over it?

HTH

Dylan

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