Bug 17357 - sendmail is not accepting connections
sendmail is not accepting connections
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 16098
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Florian La Roche
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Reported: 2000-09-08 09:38 EDT by Jay Pfaffman
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-09-08 09:39:00 EDT
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Description Jay Pfaffman 2000-09-08 09:38:58 EDT
Perhaps I'm just dramatically dense, but I've been working with sendmail
under linux since before RedHat was around.  I've installed sendmail; it's
running, but it's not accepting connections at port 25.  I first noticed
because fetchmail can't talk to it; I can't telnet to port 25.  "Connection
refused"  I don't think I've changed any of the sendmail files that were
installed by the RPM.  There are no clues in the logs (messages or

Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2000-09-11 14:45:44 EDT
Sendmail listening was disabled prior to the beta as a security measure; this
turned out to cause too many problems and it has since been switched back on.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 16098 ***

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