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!
-Justin Brody

>>>>> "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.

    MS>         Cheers,

    MS>         Matthew

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