Got it, it was the spam checking I had in the smtp run
script: rblsmtpd -r relays.osirusoft.com \
For some reason, I'm having a hard time connecting
to that server sometimes.
I'm hoping that was it. When I send emails from
different places, it now comes through right away.
Also, the smtp.monitor script works now.
Thanks for the advise all. I know our main dns is
kinda hosed and I bet this has something to do with
--- Rick Romero <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 12:18, Natter wrote:
> > But I don't understand how it can be a dns issue
> > when I can connect to the port with no problem.
> > just not giving me back the correct smtp response.
> > After I posted the last message, it's now giving
> > me the [220 <my domain> ESMTP] line when I telnet
> > to port 25. It's like it goes to sleep once in a
> > and some smtp servers don't like that so they
> > the email back to the sender...
> It's probably a reverse DNS issue, I have that
> problem even with
> everything disabled:
> exec softlimit -m 23000000 tcpserver -t3 -S -H -R
> It's just that the reverse DNS server is down when
> you're getting the
> > --- Shane Chrisp <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > >Well, it gets worse. Now when I telnet to port
> > > >it's not giving me the correct messages back:
> > > >
> > > >>telnet <my server> 25
> > > >Trying <my ip address>...
> > > >Connected to <my reverse dns name>.
> > > >Escape character is '^]'.
> > > >^]
> > > >telnet> quit
> > > >Connection closed.
> > >
> > > Brings us back to dns resolution. Ensure that
> > > has a working dns. I
> > > like to run a
> > > dnscache for the qmail servers to use. If the
> > > servers are not doing a lot of
> > > work I run
> > > it on the same server as the qmail install. Bind
> > > been known to give
> > > problems with
> > > qmail.
> > >
> > > Shane
> > >
> > >
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