Re: using a remote IMAP server and smarthost
On Sun, August 26, 2007 22:53, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> Maybe the smarthost does not use TLS (an encryption wrapper) because it
> is only dealing with internal connections from trusted VMs. I would
> start simple on the VM, with this ~/.msmtprc:
> tls off
> host FULLY_QUALIFIED_DOMAIN_NAME_OR_IP_OF_SMARTHOST
> from YOUR_EMAIL_ADDRESS
> auth plain
> user YOUR_USERNAME
> password YOUR_PASSWORD
Done that. Sending from the VM, now I get
msmtp: the server does not support DSN
msmtp: could not send mail (account default from /home/richard/.msmtprc)
I tried with no auth and with auth off and get the identical result,
Reading the manual again, I see that DSN is Delivery Status
Notification. Although it is the default, I have tried specifying
dsn_notify off, but still get the same error.
Info on the ISP's smarthost from their site:
and we will relay messages that fulfill the following criteria:
* The envelope MAIL FROM: address must be routable (i.e. exist and
have a valid MX record)
* The envelope RCPT TO: address must also be routable.
* To connect to the relay your host IP address must be in the Bytemark
* The message must be 20MB or smaller.
* Your machine is not sending more than 240 messages every 6 hours.
Only the first two could be a problem AFAICS. How do I get to see the
envelope msmtp is trying to send?
I also ran msmtp -S which gives:
SMTP server at smtp.bytemark.co.uk (tallyho.bytemark.co.uk
[188.8.131.52]), port 25:
tallyho.bytemark.co.uk ESMTP Exim 4.50 Mon, 27 Aug 2007 08:29:32 +0100
Maximum message size is 20971520 bytes = 20.00 MB
Support for command grouping for faster transmission