[Dclug] Telnetting to one's own machine??
macoafi at gmail.com
Thu May 22 16:22:16 EDT 2008
On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 4:15 PM, <alan at patriot.net> wrote:
> Assembled Wisdom!
> My fetchmail is failing on my new Debian etch installation.
> After working with tech support at patriot.net and looking
> at error messages, it seems that the messages can't be
> delivered to my own machine because smtp to my own machine
> E.g. I try the standard smtp protocal, initiated, as we all
> know, by telnet 127.0.0.1 25 , and the command hangs. ! !
> I can use the same command to the patriot.net mailserver,
> and it works fine(up to the point in the smtp dialog where
> authentication is demanded). Is there some service that I
> have to set?
> (I hope this is an easy question for experienced Linux
> sysops, which I am not<g>)
Any TCP wrappers in use? I had a nice little issue with syslog-ng when
/etc/hosts.deny was set to "ALL"...oops
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