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I recently installed postfix on a redhat 9.0 server. i am having problems when i telnet to the box and try to send an email through the commands telnet <IP> ...
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    Postfix problem


    I recently installed postfix on a redhat 9.0 server. i am having problems when i telnet to the box and try to send an email through the commands

    telnet <IP> 25
    EHLO
    MAIL FROM: <from-email>
    RCPT TO: <recipient-email>
    DATA
    Type message here.
    .

    it never responds and just sits there, can anyone help with this, greatly appreciated.

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    try to check maillog on attemp to do that.. #tail -f /var/log/maillog it will at least give you a clue on what had happened

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