[lug] Sendmail thoughts.....

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Thu Dec 14 14:24:21 MST 2000

On Thu, Dec 14, 2000 at 02:33:10PM -0700, Shannon Johnston wrote:
>This is the message that's coming through in the messages log:
>DEC 14 13:58:04 <my domain> identd[10697] connection from great.plains.net
>DEC 14 13:58:04 <my domain> identd[10697] from: (
>great.plains.net ) for: 3093, 25

Note that this isn't an SMTP connection, it's an ident connection asking
what user on your machine is making a connection *TO* great.plains.net
on port 25.  So the question is, why are YOU connecting to THEM?

What do your mail logs say?

 Hi, my name's Sean, but my friends call me...  Actually, my friends USUALLY
 e-mail me...  -- Sean Reifschneider, 2000
Sean Reifschneider, Inimitably Superfluous <jafo at tummy.com>
tummy.com - Linux Consulting since 1995. Qmail, KRUD, Firewalls, Python

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