need help with exim4 and mail transfer

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 17:54:09 MST 2007


>From somewhere outside your LAN try to telnet to port 25 and see if
it's blocked.
Other than that make sure your ISP hasn't decided to simply not route.
Also check that MX records with your DNS provider are correct.
By the way did you ever replace that router that was starting to flake?

Sincerely,
Steve

On Nov 20, 2007 4:52 PM, Dave Stevenson <dnstevenson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Steve
>
> My experience is with sendmail - but here's some things I usually check:
>
> First, I would check your DNS entry.  You'll want to make sure that you have
> an MX record pointing to your server.
> Second, I'd make sure you firewall is allowing incoming port 25.
> Third, make sure your mailserver will relay incoming mail for your domain.
>
> Hope this gives you somewhere to start...
>
> Regards,
> Dave
> http://www.silverrack.com - Affordable VPS Hosting
>
>
>
>
>
> On Nov 20, 2007 4:43 PM, Dr. Scott S. Jones <scott at fyrenice.com> wrote:
>
> > What would cause email to stop working? I can email OUT, but nothing comes
> > in.
> >
> > I am running debian/sarge, with exim4. I run the following:
> >
> > fyrenice:/home/scott# exim4 -bV
> > Exim version 4.63 #1 built 20-Jan-2007 10:40:39
> > Copyright (c) University of Cambridge 2006
> > Berkeley DB: Sleepycat Software: Berkeley DB 4.3.29: (September  6, 2005)
> > Support for: crypteq iconv() IPv6 GnuTLS move_frozen_messages
> > Lookups: lsearch wildlsearch nwildlsearch iplsearch cdb dbm dbmnz dsearch
> > nis nis0 passwd
> > Authenticators: cram_md5 plaintext
> > Routers: accept dnslookup ipliteral manualroute queryprogram redirect
> > Transports: appendfile/maildir/mailstore autoreply lmtp pipe smtp
> > Fixed never_users: 0
> > Size of off_t: 8
> > Configuration file is /var/lib/exim4/config.autogenerated
> >
> > Suggestions where to start?
> >
> > Scott
> >
> >
> >
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