Re: How do you edit the /etc/hosts with the smtp information - fetchmail problems
I had to repost this via mailing-list, since I found out that when you post via news, it doesn't get in the mailing list. That is, news is only a sort of "back up".
In article <9itceo$l0bg3$1@ID-78052.news.dfncis.de>, email@example.com wrote:
> I've been having prblems with fetchmail, getting a "SMTP connect failed" message.
> Since I read in the fetchmail FAQ that the problem could be that my SMTP
> port listener is down or inaccessible.
> The configuration of my /etc/hosts file has no line refering to SMTP. I reckon
> this is the problem.
> Can you guide me in writing /etc/hosts in order to enable SMTP?
> Thank you.
> The fetchmail FAQ I'm referring to is at: