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can recieve email in using Qmail

can recieve email in using Qmail

can recieve email in using Qmail

(OP)
Hi,

I just did a fresh install of Qmail and I can send out email no problem but I cant recieve any email.
No locally I can telnet into port 110

but locally i cant telnet into port 25 outside the network I can not telnet into 110 or 25

I did notice that port 25 is not being listened to

# netstat -t -l
Active Internet connections (only servers)
Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address               Foreign Address             State
tcp        0      0 *:dnp                       *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 xxxxx.net:2208         *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:937                       *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:mysql                     *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:sunrpc                    *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:x11                       *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:ndmp                      *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:ftp                       *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 192.168.61.10:domain        *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 xxxxxxxxxx.net:domain       *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:telnet                    *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 xxxxxxxxxx.net:ipp          *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 xxxxxxxxxx.net:rndc         *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 xxxxxxxxxx.net:2207         *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:imaps                     *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:pop3s                     *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:pop3                      *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:imap                      *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:x11                       *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:http                      *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 *:ssh                       *:*                         LISTEN
tcp        0      0 localhost6.localdomain:rndc *:*                         LISTEN


could it be an iptables or firewall thing?

RE: can recieve email in using Qmail

(OP)
looks like nothing is listening on 25 or am i wrong?

# netstat -an | grep 25
unix  2      [ ACC ]     STREAM     LISTENING     14423  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1743-0-7962540aeeac8
unix  2      [ ACC ]     STREAM     LISTENING     14436  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1730-0-7962540af0a68
unix  2      [ ACC ]     STREAM     LISTENING     14618  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1760-0-5efd40a32f251
unix  2      [ ACC ]     STREAM     LISTENING     14702  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1775-0-282acda62516f
unix  25     [ ]         DGRAM                    5049   /dev/log
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     15825  /tmp/.ICE-unix/5862
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14725  /tmp/.X11-unix/X0
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14717  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1775-0-282acda62516f
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14709  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1775-0-282acda62516f
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14705  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1775-0-282acda62516f
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14648  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1760-0-5efd40a32f251
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14625  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1760-0-5efd40a32f251
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14621  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1760-0-5efd40a32f251
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14441  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1730-0-7962540af0a68
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14426  /tmp/orbit-raul/linc-1743-0-7962540aeeac8
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14425
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14258
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14254  /tmp/.X11-unix/X0
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14253
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14225
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     14025
unix  3      [ ]         STREAM     CONNECTED     7825   @/var/run/hald/dbus-YqEhgBLdFv
unix  2      [ ]         DGRAM                    5925
 

RE: can recieve email in using Qmail

show the output of these two commands please:

"lsof -Pni"

"ps waux | grep qmail"

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http://www.dermanagement.com/

RE: can recieve email in using Qmail

(OP)
Thanks!

# lsof -Pni
bash: lsof: command not found
# ps waux | grep qmail
root      7907  0.0  0.0   3896   664 pts/0    S+   11:49   0:00 grep qmail
 

RE: can recieve email in using Qmail

(OP)
thats wierd
checking the maillog gets this

 tail -f maillog
Jun 16 11:07:03 chromacars postfix/sendmail[7647]: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: No such file or directory
Jun 16 11:12:03 chromacars postfix/sendmail[7677]: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: No such file or directory
Jun 16 11:17:03 chromacars postfix/sendmail[7697]: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: No such file or directory
Jun 16 11:22:03 chromacars postfix/sendmail[7727]: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: No such file or directory
Jun 16 11:27:03 chromacars postfix/sendmail[7747]: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: No such file or directory
Jun 16 11:32:03 chromacars postfix/sendmail[7777]: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: No such file or directory
Jun 16 11:37:02 chromacars postfix/sendmail[7797]: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: No such file or directory
Jun 16 11:42:03 chromacars postfix/sendmail[7827]: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: No such file or directory
Jun 16 11:47:03 chromacars postfix/sendmail[7847]: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: No such file or directory
Jun 16 11:52:03 chromacars postfix/sendmail[7932]: fatal: open /etc/postfix/main.cf: No such file or directory
 

RE: can recieve email in using Qmail

My guess is that you didn't uninstall sendmail/postfix before installing qmail.

 

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http://www.dermanagement.com/

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