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There was an error sending your message: Failed to connect to localhost:25

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by Ronaldve, Aug 7, 2007.

  1. Ronaldve

    Ronaldve Guest

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    Just out of nothing qmail stopped working right.

    When I want to send an email trough webmail I get this error:
    There was an error sending your message: Failed to connect to localhost:25 [SMTP: Failed to connect socket: Connection refused (code: -1, response: )]

    Restarting qmail does not seem to work.

    Who has a solution?
    I've not changed anything to the server.
     
  2. Ronaldve

    Ronaldve Guest

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    I've rebooted the machine. I can send email trough webmail now, but with outlook it does not work.

    When sending a test mail I get (freely translated from Dutch) "The submitted server has been found, but there is no reply from the server received".
     
  3. rsumner

    rsumner Guest

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    Confirm that xinetd is running and binding to port 25:

    # /sbin/service xinetd status
    xinetd (pid 6181) is running...

    Confirm that port 25 is bound by xinetd:

    # netstat -tlnp | grep :25
    tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:25 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 28939/xinetd


    If all is well above, could be your firewall on the server or believe it or not your workstation.
     
  4. Ronaldve

    Ronaldve Guest

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    I can send email with oulook again, somehow it took some time to start working with outlook.
    Although I can send email, it's way slower than before.
     
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