[ILUG] very wierd sendmail problem
John P. Looney
john at antefacto.com
Wed May 1 11:15:56 IST 2002
On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 10:05:07AM +0100, John P. Looney mentioned:
> This is a wierd one. I've been using sendmail on my PLD box for the last
> four weeks. The day before yesterday, it silently (from an MUA
> perspective) stopped working.
Turned out someone in Antefacto changed the NIS "services" file to have
smtp to be port 465, instead of 25. Which is why I could telnet to port
25, but sendmail couldn't....because it uses "smtp", rather than "25".
Why I oughtta...
John Looney Chief Scientist
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