[CentOS] Not receiving mail

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Mon Oct 18 17:22:01 EDT 2010


On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 23:15, Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
> Well, see if you have an /etc/aliases, which you should, even if it's a
> defaut.  Then just run newaliases which will create an /etc/aliases.db
>
> The issues may be elsewhere, but get rid of that one.
>

Well, I tried:

[root at mercury ~]# ls -l /etc/aliases
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1512 Apr 25  2005 /etc/aliases
[root at mercury ~]# newaliases
[root at mercury ~]# service postfix restart
Shutting down postfix:                                     [  OK  ]
Starting postfix:                                          [  OK  ]
[root at mercury ~]# service postfix status
master (pid 12412) is running...
[root at mercury ~]# tail /var/log/maillog
Oct 18 23:15:59 mercury postfix/master[7816]: warning:
/usr/libexec/postfix/smtpd: bad command startup -- throttling
Oct 18 23:16:18 mercury dovecot: imap-login: Login: user=<sami37>,
method=PLAIN, rip=::ffff:127.0.0.1, lip=::ffff:127.0.0.1, secured
Oct 18 23:16:18 mercury dovecot: IMAP(sami37): Disconnected: Logged out
Oct 18 23:16:59 mercury postfix/smtpd[12298]: fatal: open database
/etc/aliases.db: No such file or directory
Oct 18 23:17:00 mercury postfix/master[7816]: warning: process
/usr/libexec/postfix/smtpd pid 12298 exit status 1
Oct 18 23:17:00 mercury postfix/master[7816]: warning:
/usr/libexec/postfix/smtpd: bad command startup -- throttling
Oct 18 23:17:49 mercury postfix/postfix-script: stopping the Postfix mail system
Oct 18 23:17:49 mercury postfix/master[7816]: terminating on signal 15
Oct 18 23:17:49 mercury postfix/postfix-script: starting the Postfix mail system
Oct 18 23:17:49 mercury postfix/master[12412]: daemon started --
version 2.3.3, configuration /etc/postfix
[root at mercury ~]#



But it still won't connect:

✈dcl:~$ telnet mail.sharingcenter.eu 25
Trying 178.63.65.136...
telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection timed out
✈dcl:~$ telnet sharingcenter.eu 25
Trying 178.63.65.188...
Trying 178.63.65.136...
telnet: Unable to connect to remote host: Connection timed out
✈dcl:~$


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