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Relay Denied

Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 17:27

i searched many times for info on this issue...

i put the new ver 4.4 on windows 2003 server.
dedicated machine to test for posable use on other servers..

MX and revers dns are set up.

can send emails to self from same machine.
can send emails to email servers.
but wont receave any for the domain, says Relay Denied.
when the domain is on the same machine.
i have tryed reinstall 4 times.
was using new mysql db install on a didicated sql server, ran fine, same problem.
reinstalled with the buildt in mysql. same thing.

added ip for multihoming. no change.

have tryed so many things, hard rember them all..

i set up 2 machines in my home network, one is windows 2003 r2 server. same as the dedicated one, and an XP machine.
made some ficticious domains and change host file to point them back and forth and worked fine..

dave at mydomainemail dot info
is a test account on that server.

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Post by martin » 2007-08-07 18:50

Do you have the exact and full error message?

hMailServer does not say "relay denied". Either you are not sending to the computer where hMailServer is running, or there is some other software on the same computer which says "relaying denied", such as ASSP perhaps.

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 20:00

Recipient: [SMTP:dave(edited out email)]
Reason: Remote SMTP Server Returned: 554 <dave (edited out email)>: Relay access denied

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 20:07

i just looked,

i never installed any mail server on this machine..
just basic IIS, php..

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Post by martin » 2007-08-07 20:18

Well the error message still isn't given by hMailServer. If you post your domain name we'll might be able to help you. Otherwise you'll need to do troubleshooting until you find out who sends thet error message.

Might be a good idea to go to http://www.dnsstuff.com and do the DNS test there.

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 20:26

was in first post,
dave at mydomainemail dot info

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 20:29

hmm, interesting,,


MX FAIL MX Category ERROR: I couldn't find any MX records for mydomainemail.info. If you want to receive E-mail on this domain, you should have MX record(s). Without any MX records, mailservers should attempt to deliver mail to the A record for mydomainemail.info. I can't continue in a case like this, so I'm assuming you don't receive mail on this domain.
Mail FAIL Connect to mail servers ERROR: I could not find any mailservers for mydomainemail.info.

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 20:38

musta input incorrectly..
is at godaddy.
is how i do it other registrars..

a record
mail 208.99.213.102

mx record
10 mail mail.mydomainemail.info

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Post by [PT]Cableguy » 2007-08-07 20:39

Relaying Denied
A mail server will produce a "Relaying Denied" error when an unauthorized user attempts to send non-local email through the server. Non-local email is email which is addressed to a different server.

Mail servers will not relay mail from just anyone. Otherwise, spammers could flood the mail server, making it do their dirty work. You must be authorized to use a mail server. Unauthorized users will always receive the "Relaying Denied" error.
You can:
Deliver emails to self
Deliver emails to the internet

You can't:
Receive emails from self
Receive emails from the internet

What is you're configuration of HMailServer ?
Do you use RELAY SMTP?
Does "the internet" know the IP address associated to you're domain?

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Post by [PT]Cableguy » 2007-08-07 20:44

OK, i just saw you're post.

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Pinging mail.mydomainemail.info [208.99.213.102] with 32 bytes of data:

Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 208.99.213.102:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),
I've made a simple telnet test and ports 25 and 110 seems to point at you're HMailServer.
I supose the problem was a dns configuration, right?

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 20:52

could be, not sure..

if so, how to fix.. no clue, is how i do it at other registrars..
appears ping is blocked on this network, i notice this before, no mater to me..

is not a public server, i use for backgroud things...

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 20:57

if your ping,
Pinging mail.mydomainemail.info [208.99.213.102] with 32 bytes of data:

does come up with the right ip, and telnet works, into hmailserver, then the problem is ________________?

the link http://www.dnsstuff.com reports error..
but telnet works? not understand..

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Post by [PT]Cableguy » 2007-08-07 21:09

dnsstuff.com wrote:mydomainemail.info is not an IP address, so I am using 64.34.165.77 (the A record for mydomainemail.info).
Well, it seems that the dns "replication" wasn't complete.
Normally, the dns information takes 48 hours to replicate in all routers of the world.
Don't worry,just wait. ;)

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 21:17

hmm, been set since thurs/ fri i beleave...

not rember exact day i buy this to test...

but was not trafic for routers to cashe, i change when i buy it..

maybe i just buy a new one at a different registrar..

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 22:29

i change the dns to a free dns server..

found the example, and it works now....

thx

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-07 23:07

seems it is getting thier, a few changes here and their...

thx for the input.

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Post by martin » 2007-08-07 23:58

So it was a DNS issue?

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Post by SpaceDave » 2007-08-08 04:53

yes...
the way i had set it up it thot it was a subdomain...
so it existed, just not as an MX record.

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