Subject: Re: compiling /etc/mail
To: David Burren <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Kotlowy <email@example.com>
Date: 06/10/2004 21:49:56
arg, damn bigpond. Thanks for that. Theres info about configuring sendmail
for this in the NetBSD guide so I'll stop bugging you :P
> > Thanks for that. "remotehost.com" is actually hotmail.com with all the
> > test-emails I've tried. It dosen't work either with this email account
> > (skotlowy at bigpond.net.au). Same result, Deferred: Connection timed
> > out
> > with bigpond.net.au. The physical connection is an ADSL modem with NAT
> > configured so the BSD box can be seen on the internet.
> > I knotice that doing a tcpdump after sending an email to hotmail.com
> > sends
> > packets to lc2.bay0.hotmail.com 25. I try to telnet to this myself and
> > it
> > times out. Perhaps sendmail is relaying email to the wrong address?
> I think you'll find that Bigpond Broadband blocks port 25: the only way
> you'll get outgoing SMTP is to use their relay or to pay for a static
> IP (I think the block is off for those).
> They informed customers directly about this earlier this year when they
> introduced it: there should be something on their support pages about
> David Burren