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Re: [SLE] The message will stay in the 'outbox' folder
  • From: Bob Rea <gapetard@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 12:01:24 -0500
  • Message-id: <200602021201.26184.gapetard@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu February 2 2006 8:19 am, Emmanuel Briot wrote:
> On Thursday 02 February 2006 12:40, C. Brouerius van Nidek
wrote:
> > From time to time Kmail on my Suse 9.3, KDE 3.5 frustrates
> > me with the following information:
> >
> > Sending failed:
> > Connection to host smtp.indo.net.id is broken.
> > The message will stay in the 'outbox' folder until you
> > either fix the problem (e.g. a broken address) or remove the
> > message from the 'outbox' folder. The following transport
> > protocol was used:
> > Bonet direct
>
> I have had the same issue as well, on Suse 10, KDE 3.5. That
> generally happens at the same time that Kinternet displays an
> icon reporting a broken connection. Even when the connection
> is back (and Kmail can download mail), output email still
> stays in the output box. I also noticed several kio_smtp
> processes running.
> The only solution I have found is to reboot. Then the pending
> messages are correctly sent.

You might try downloading mail first. This has worked for me in
the past, when that happens. And do make sure it's a legal email
address.

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