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Hello any/everybodoy, I'm running sendmail on fedora and have a domain at godaddy. I managed to setup my site running on own host. I try to run my own mailserver ...
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    Question Sendmail problem, i can send mail, but i can not recieve mail


    Hello any/everybodoy,
    I'm running sendmail on fedora and have a domain at godaddy. I managed to setup my site running on own host. I try to run my own mailserver on the same linuxbox where i host my site on. I tryed to setup sendmail as good as is know. The problem with the mailserver (sendmail) is thate i can send mail, but i cant recieve mail. i tryed many times to send mail from my gmail account to my server. the gmaill gives back a:

    Technical details of temporary failure:
    The recipient server did not accept our requests to connect.
    [mysite.ca. (0): Connection timed out] [mysite.ca. (10): Connection timed out]


    nslookup gives me:

    # nslookup mail.mysite.ca
    Server: 209.226.51.46
    Address: 209.226.51.46#53
    Non-authoritative answer:
    mail.mysite.ca canonical name = mysite.ca.
    Name: mysite.ca
    Address: 208.101.84.139

    I tested my ports:
    Starting Nmap at 2010-04-18 23:03 EDT
    Interesting ports on mysite.ca (208.101.84.139):
    Not shown: 984 filtered ports
    PORT STATE SERVICE
    21/tcp closed ftp
    25/tcp open smtp


    sendmail config is set to:
    DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=192.168.1.150,Name= MTA')dnl


    Telnet gives me:
    telnet 208.101.84.139 25
    Trying 208.101.84.139…
    Connected to 208.101.84.139.
    Escape character is '^]'.
    220 mysite.ca ESMTP Sendmail 8.14.3/8.14.3; Sun, 18 Apr 2010 23:14:49 -0400

    My access in sendmail is:
    By default we allow relaying from localhost…
    Connect:localhost.localdomain RELAY
    Connect:localhost RELAY
    Connect:127.0.0.1 RELAY
    Connect:mysite.ca RELAY

    My local-host-names:
    Connect:mysite.ca RELAY
    Connect:192.168.1.150 RELAY
    Connect:localhost.localdomain RELAY
    Connect:localhost RELAY


    I am behind a router, but he forward 25 to my server 192.168.1.150
    I need some help on this one to solve the timeout.

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    bump.

    Nobody any idea?

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    Hi,

    1. Has the MX record for mysite.ca has been pointed to your static ip?

    2. Can you send a mail via telnet?

    a. telnet yourstaticip 25
    you will get some greeting
    b. EHLO gmail.com

    250-Some responce
    250-Some responce
    250-Some responce
    250-Some responce
    250 Some responce

    c. MAIL FROM:<yourname@gmail.com>
    250 Ok

    d. RCPT TO:<yourname@mysite.ca>
    250 Ok

    e. data

    .
    .

    Please check this and provide the results.

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