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DNS or firewall?
  • From: John <John@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2006 18:44:44 +0100
  • Message-id: <4445258C.60205@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

I have a dilemma:

- YaST says that my firewall is open for email ('Mail Server' is listed as an allowed service).

- an external check tool ( says that my port 25 is closed.

What can I do to ensure that I can receive email behind my firewall by direct SMTP?

(DNS for my domain is configured and, behind the firewall, responds correctly to 'dig')

Any guidance very much appreciated



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