Well, after all it seems I was trying to relay through the wrong
server. I changed that and seem to be able to send mail at least.
Perhaps the firewall makes the most sense for explaining why I seem to
NEED to use a relay server now. Thanks so much for the help!
>>>>> "MS" == Matthew Seaman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
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MS> On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 08:11:36PM -0500, Justin Brody wrote:
>> A couple pieces of information that might be relevant: About a
>> month ago, I was running the same FBSD version with the same
>> sendmail.cf from behind a different router connected to a
>> different cable modem and calling my box "cogito.none.org".
>> This seemed to work o.k.
MS> After sleeping on it, I'm starting to think that the problem
MS> is not actually within the SMTP setup, but is rather something
MS> to do with firewalling or similar measures. Does your ISP
MS> permit you to run SMTP servers? Many have been bitten very
MS> badly by clueless windows users, and so deny use of SMTP to
MS> all. Sometime this proscription also extends to enforcement
MS> by transparent proxying or other measures to control SMTP
MS> traffic from their clients. You should check with them as to
MS> what their policy is.
MS> Can you telnet to port 25 on the UMD server or the ISP's
MS> server you're trying to connect to? If you can't get a
MS> connection established, I'd suspect the problem is firewalling
MS> somewhere between you and them.
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