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From Jerry Ford <>
Subject Re: servlet gets smtp relay denied error
Date Tue, 30 Dec 2003 21:45:37 GMT
Doug Parsons wrote:

>Now for a real stretch, does your server have a public or private IP
>assigned or both?
>If both, then consider that the request is being associated with the public
>IP when attached from outside and the private when from inside.
>If TC is using the public IP in the request to the mail server then is the
>mail server set to allow a relay from it's public IP?
>I know this might end up being a bunch of fertilizer, but no one had
>resonded and every now and then I get lucky.

You got lucky---I added the external IP address to the sendmail 
relay_domains file, and works. 

Still would like some input from a sendmail guru as to the security 
issues involved in allowing relays from a public address, but, hey, it 



>Good Luck
>Doug Parsons
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