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Re: [SLE] Sendmail rejecting email - dont understand why
  • From: Richard Curtis <ricurtis@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Oct 2004 12:14:13 +0100
  • Message-id: <5745a7060410230414f0557fa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Can anyone offer any suggestions as to why our mail server is
> > rejecting emails from a specific smtp server ?
> >
> > In the sendmail logs, I get: ruleset=check_relay, arg1=smtp.xxx.xx,
> > arg2=xxx.xxx.x.xx, relay=smtp.xxx.xx [xxx.xxx.x.xx], reject=550 5.7.1
> > Access denied
> >
> > This is causing a problem as one of my hosted domains is not receiving
> > any email sent from the company with the smtp server that is getting
> > rejected.
> >
> > I am beggining to think this check_relay is looking in some black
> > lists and possibly finding that their smtp server is black listed...
> > If this is the case, how can I a: check this is the reason, b: resolve
> > the issue.
> >
> > Any help greatly appreciated.
> >
> > Richard Curtis
>
> Check /etc/mail/access and make sure the domain is allowed in.

Got it. Thanks for the info. Looks like the person who admin'd the
box before me blocked their smtp server for some reason.

All sorted now.

Thanks for the help
Richard

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