[rc5] smtp

Bill Plein bill at diablo.net
Thu Oct 30 17:09:18 EST 1997

>On my home system (directly on the Internet) I see this:
>diablo.net              MX      20 notel.com
>diablo.net              MX      30 value.net
>diablo.net              MX      10 diablo.net
>diablo.net              A
>Which means that "diablo.net" (as a host) is at address,
>and the that host "diablo.net" is the first-choice mail exchanger for
>the domain "diablo.net".
>At the time I tried (see Date) I get this response from the host:
>220 decimate.diablo.net ESMTP Sendmail 8.8.5/8.8.5; Wed, 29 Oct 1997
16:36:58 -0800
>So, try it from your computer: first do an nslookup to make sure that
>the host "diablo.net" which *you* see is the same as what I see; then
>try "telnet diablo.net 25" and make sure you get an SMTP response.
>If you get the same results but the Bovine client still can't connect,
>then something is really wrong. :-(

We've already solved this. I didn't have a logfile, so no data to send.

Bill Plein
bill at diablo.net 
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