Re: sendmail problem

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make sure you have your client pc in your /etc/mail/access file.
mine looks like so.......

# Check the /usr/share/doc/sendmail/README.cf file for a description
# of the format of this file. (search for access_db in that file)
# The /usr/share/doc/sendmail/README.cf is part of the sendmail-doc
# package.
#
# by default we allow relaying from localhost...
localhost.localdomain           RELAY
localhost                       RELAY
127.0.0.1                       RELAY
192.168.0                       RELAY   <client IP addresses>

then do a m4 /etc/mail/sendmail.mc > /etc/mail/sendmail.cf

then /etc/init.d/sendmail restart



Don Dupy
Systems Administrator
Maxxrad PC Services
http://www.maxxrad.net
email: [email protected]

On Sat, 12 Jun 2004, Michael Sullivan wrote:

> OK.  I can access access port 110, but when I try to send mail from this
> address to [email protected] (my primary email address under my
> domain) the mail gets returned with this error:
>
> Each of the following recipients was rejected by a remote mail server.
> The reasons given by the server are included to help you determine why
> each recipient was rejected.
>
>     Recipient: <[email protected]>
>     Reason:    5.7.1 <[email protected]>... Relaying denied.
> Proper authentication required.
>
> Also, whenever I try to send email from [email protected] I get
> this error:
>
> Unable to authenticate to SMTP server.
> Bad authentication response from server.
>
>
> Please enter the SMTP password for [email protected]
>
> I changed the password in the text box to the password I use on the
> client PC, but it won't accept it.  Mail worked just fine on my server
> PC (until it went down due to hardware problems), which was running
> RH9.  I made nightly backups of the /etc directory on the server PC.
> Then I backed up /etc/mail on my client PC (which runs Fedora Core 1)
> and extracted the server PC's backed up /etc/mail files into my client's
> /etc/mail.  What am I doing wrong?  Can anyone help me with this?
>
> -Michael Sullivan-
>
>
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