SOLVED: Re: smtp to bytemark.co.uk smarthost (was: using a remote IMAP server and smarthost)
On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 10:03:36AM -0500, Owen Heisler wrote:
> On Tue, 2007.08.28 13:41, Richard Lyons wrote:
> > On Mon, August 27, 2007 10:44, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> > > On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 08:41:36 +0100, Richard Lyons wrote:
> > >> 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)
> > [...]
> > > Maybe you need "dsn_notify never" and/or "dsn_return off". I am not sure
> > > if this is really the reason for the failure or just a warning message.
> > Update:
> > These dsn settings do not help. It seems clear that msmtp expects a
> > DSN compliant server. Bytemark, the ISP, suggested configuring exim4
> > in forward-only mode, but I am not confident of my ability to get that
> > right, any more than I did with my previous attempt to configure exim4.
> > I decided to seek an alternative. esmtp and ssmtp seemed candidates,
> > but neither can be installed because
> > - ssmtp conflicts with exim4-config
> > - esmtp conflicts with exim4-daemon-light.
> I haven't followed this thread at all so may be way off, but I just set up
> msmtp with Mutt to forward to Gmail, and had some slight difficulty with DSN.
> Gmail doesn't seem to support customization of DSN settings, so when I set
> "dsn_notify failure,delay" and "dsn_return headers" Gmail complained. Then I
> set them both to "off" which should work for a server that doesn't support DSN.
> Gmail still complained. Then I realized that I had them set in Mutt as well.
> After disabling them there, Gmail accepted mail.
Wow! You are so right! I have commented them out there and -- hey
presto, this reply is from mutt over the tunnel!
Assuming it gets there...
Thanks to everybody.