> Forgive me if I'm confused here, but... > > On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 08:06:31PM -0400, Matthew Emmerton wrote: > > > Here's a sample of that, from Mutt. I replaced the company name in > > > the banner with [companyName]. > > > > > > 220 webshielde250.[companyName] WebShielde250/SMTP Ready. > > > EHLO kirk.dlee.org > > > 250-DSN > > > 250-AUTH LOGIN > > > 250-AUTH=LOGIN > > > 250 ESMTP OK > > > MAIL From:<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> AUTH=<> > > > 501 Syntax error - badly formatted address > > > quit > > > 221 Closing connection > > > > > > The only difference from Pine is the " AUTH=<>" at the end of "MAIL > > > From:" is not there, and it works... > > > > Sendmail is barfing on the AUTH=<> clause. Although allowed by the RFC > > (http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2554.html), sendmail's refusal may well be > > valid since you haven't actually entered authenticated SMTP mode. (In this > > case, issuing a AUTH LOGIN before the MAIL FROM.) > > > > The reason why your other MUAs work is beacuse they simply don't send the > > AUTH=<> token if they're not doing authenticated SMTP. > > Mutt talks to my local (sendmail) SMTP without incident though, unless > I'm mistaken; it's the conversation between my local sendmail and the > WebShield system at the other end. The "syntax error" message is > produced by the WebShield system. I think it's my local sendmail > that's sending the AUTH=<> token. > > In case it helps, here's a syslog of another attempt, with > [EMAIL PROTECTED], mailrelay.company.com, and <relayIp> substitutions > for the final destination user/domain/relay/ip: > > > Sep 8 20:26:03 <mail.info> kirk sendmail: h890Q2HR090807: from=dgl, size=313, class=0, nrcpts=1, msgid=<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Sep 8 20:26:03 <mail.info> kirk sm-mta: h890Q3hs090808: from=<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, size=476, class=0, nrcpts=1, msgid=<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [127.0.0.1] > Sep 8 20:26:03 <mail.info> kirk sendmail: h890Q2HR090807: [EMAIL PROTECTED], ctladdr=dgl (10000/20), delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=30313, relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent (h890Q3hs090808 Message accepted for delivery) > Sep 8 20:26:04 <mail.info> kirk sm-mta: h890Q3hs090808: to=<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, ctladdr=<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> (10000/20), delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:01, mailer=esmtp, pri=30476, relay=mailrelay.company.com. [<relayIp>], dsn=5.6.0, stat=Data format error > Sep 8 20:26:04 <mail.info> kirk sm-mta: h890Q3hs090808: h890Q4hs090811: DSN: Data format error > Sep 8 20:26:07 <mail.info> kirk sm-mta: h890Q4hs090811: to=<[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, delay=00:00:03, xdelay=00:00:03, mailer=local, pri=30000, dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent > > If I read this right, it shows a complete Mutt-->localSendmail > transaction, a failed localSendmail-->destination transaction, and a > successful localSendmail transmission of the error message back to me.
That's what I read too. It seems that your local sendmail, when talking to the remote sendmail, sends the AUTH=<> which the _remote_ barfs on. The question is figuring out why it chooses to send AUTH=<> in the first place. This is out of my realm of knowledge. Sorry if I'm mucking up the works :) -- Matt Emmerton _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"