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Date:      Thu, 18 Oct 2007 09:30:34 -0500
From:      Eric Crist <mnslinky@gmail.com>
To:        Joel Muia <joel@crownkenya.com>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Mails undelivered
Message-ID:  <01DEEEBB-AAE5-4895-B6D4-BB9F2380D709@gmail.com>
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I would start by reading the maillog file in /var/log.  Also, you can  
try watching the file as mails get sent:

# tail -F /var/log/maillog

Watch for errors and rejections.  Worst case, post some line from  
this logfile if you're unable to figure it out further.

HTH

Eric


On Oct 18, 2007, at 9:10 AMOct 18, 2007, Joel Muia wrote:

> Dear Reader
>
> I have FreeBSD 5.5 installed and configured as a firewall and as  
> mail server
> in my network. Unfortunately, a consultant installed and configured  
> before I
> joined the company.  I am the system administrator however I do not  
> know on
> how to support it.
>
>
>
> Currently, mails are not going. Only internal mails are be delivered.
>
>
>
> How do I troubleshoot? What services do I restart and what commands  
> should I
> use.
>
>
>
> Joel Muia - IT
>
> Crown HealthCare (K) Ltd
>
> P.O Box 40449-00100 GPO
>
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> Website www.crownkenya.com <http://www.crownkenya.com/>;
>
>
>
> "Total Hospital Solutions - Equipment and Supplies"
>
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>
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Eric F Crist
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