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Date:      Tue, 19 Jul 2011 16:27:14 -0400
From:      Lowell Gilbert <Lowell@Be-Well.Ilk.Org>
To:        ssgriffonuser <ssgriffonuser@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Sendmail not accepting connections on port 25
Message-ID:  <44bowqhv8d.fsf@be-well.ilk.org>
In-Reply-To: <4E252C5E.8090803@gmail.com> (ssgriffonuser@gmail.com's message of "Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:03:58 -0700")
References:  <4E252C5E.8090803@gmail.com>

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ssgriffonuser <ssgriffonuser@gmail.com> writes:

> I'm having difficulty getting sendmail set up on my server.  I can
> send and receive to localhost and I can send to external networks but
> I can not receive from external networks (I receive a 550: Address
> rejected).  Netstat says sendmail is listening on port 25 but I cannot
> telnet to it.
> When I do a port scan of the server, nmap does not show anything on
> port 25 but does show smtp on 587.

How did you start sendmail?  The daemon doesn't run by default; perhaps
you forgot to enable it in rc.conf?  There's a manual for rc.sendmail(8) 
which describes the options for that...



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