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Can't send mail to company mail from AIX

Can't send mail to company mail from AIX

Can't send mail to company mail from AIX

Company's mailserver use CommuniGate Pro on Windows OS.

I've configured smtp relay in sendmail.cf. It's OK and result of telnet is below:

bash-2.05b$ ps -ef | grep sendmail
    conv 42712 49902   0 09:09:13  pts/0  0:00 grep sendmail
    root 51586 17358   0 15:58:57      -  0:00 sendmail: accepting connections
bash-2.05b$ telnet 25
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.
220 company.com ESMTP CommuniGate Pro 5.1.9 is glad to see you!
501 Unknown command
221 company.com CommuniGate Pro SMTP closing connection
Connection closed.
bash-2.05b$ telnet 110
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.
+OK CommuniGate Pro POP3 Server 5.1.9 ready <56098.1213236333@company.com>
+OK CommuniGate Pro POP3 Server connection closed
Connection closed.

But, when i use sendmail or mail command to send to cometoAIX@company.com --> It's alway in mail queue. Don't realy send.

bash-2.05b$ mailq
                /var/spool/mqueue (14 requests)
----Q-ID---- --Size-- -----Q-Time----- ------------Sender/Recipient------------
m5B7Yrx39026       14 Wed Jun 11 15:34 root
m5B7i8i39940       15 Wed Jun 11 15:44 root
m5B8PVc40384       15 Wed Jun 11 16:25 root
m5C1BdU41268       20 Thu Jun 12 09:11 conv
m5B8KMF40370       41 Wed Jun 11 16:20 root
m5B8Q0318808      196 Wed Jun 11 16:26 daemon
m5B8Q0B37376      196 Wed Jun 11 16:26 daemon
m5BJ10v42336      259 Thu Jun 12 03:01 daemon
m5BJ10t37422      260 Thu Jun 12 03:01 daemon
m5BJ10G39462      260 Thu Jun 12 03:01 daemon
m5BJ10C36470      262 Thu Jun 12 03:01 daemon
m5BJ10S48230      264 Thu Jun 12 03:01 daemon
m5BJ10r51774      266 Thu Jun 12 03:01 daemon
m5BH10M38108      266 Thu Jun 12 01:01 daemon

Somebody help me:

1. send mail to cometoAIX@company.com (I'll received mail in Outlook Express)
2. use cometoAIX@company.com on AIX to send mail to myself via Mailserver((I'll received mail in Outlook Express).

Thanks alot.


RE: Can't send mail to company mail from AIX

clean out the queue

try echo "test mail" |sendmail -v cometoaix.company.com

watch the conversation and see what it gives for errors

look in root's mail for smtp errors

Get syslogging working and look at the info in syslog


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