[CentOS] Re: slow SMTP-AUTH

Ugo Bellavance ugob at lubik.ca
Wed Jul 25 23:16:32 UTC 2007

Brett Schroeder wrote:
> Ugo Bellavance wrote:
>> Hi,
>>     I installed sendmail on a centos-4 openvz VM.  I set up SMTP-AUTH
>> and when I try to send mail using this server, there is a big delay in
>> which my e-mail client (Mozilla Thunderbird) just hangs.  The server, on
>> the other hand, is idle at the same time.  It does that no matter if I
>> use no encryption, TLS, or SSL.  When the client is 'hung' sendmail, on
>> the server side haven't logged anything yet for this connection.
>> Any idea?
> Since nothing is logged on the server, it sounds like there is a firewall (or
> other networking problem) in the way. You should use WireShark (or tcpdump) on
> the client to capture the network traffic.

Hmmm, interesting... IDENT, maybe?

I'll look into that.



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