[pskmail] Re: Aw: Re: Re: Sending local mail via another server, server 2.0.3

  • From: Glenn Roeser <wb2lmv@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 10:51:18 -0500

I tried to send you a mail using PA0R@PI4TUE and my server responded
printing "Could Not Find...."
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Very 73 de Glenn WB2LMV

On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 10:04 AM, Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Glenn,
> you just address the mail to PA0R@PI4TUE, connect to your server and Send.
> The server looks at the addressee and
> * if the mail is addressed to PA0R@xxxxxxxxx it sends it to that address
> via smtp
> * if the mail is addressed to PA0R@WB2LMV  it delevers the mail to local
> * if the mail is addressed to PA0R@PI4TUE it first tries to deliver to
> pskmail.org,
> when that does not work it tries to connect PI4TUE via HF to deliver the
> mail.
> Server 2.0.3 already contains everything you need, it is available at
> pskmail.org.
> You can test if the socket at pskmail.org is available by doing:
> telnet pskmail.org 8888
> ~list ALL
>  The hub will give you the list of connected servers and disconnect.
> You can check the frequency list of any connected server with
> I am now working on a web form which will allow internet users to send
> local mail to e.g. N2TIF@xxxxxxxxx this could come in handy during an
> emergency. Provided the data center in Paris which hosts pskmail.org is
> still
> operational :-)
> 73,
> Rein PA0R
>  Rein,
> Thank you very much for this info. Would it be possible for me to send a
> local mail to you in Europe? When I want to leave a local mail I do so eg
> N2TIF@WB2LMV ...so to leave you a mail how is it addressed? PA0R@WB2LMV
> @PI4TUE?
> How do we the server ops open port 888? I know how to do it using Windoz
> but not Linux. Do I need to download an additional program to make my
> server fully functional? If yes, where may I get the program.
> www.pskmail.org?
> Thanks Rein, John, and Paar for all your hard work. It just keeps getting
> better and better.
> Very 73 de Glenn WB2LMV
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 3:18 AM, Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Glenn,
>> I have developed a special hub program on pskmail.org, which has various
>> functions:
>> * gather routing data from connected servers
>> * gather frequency tables from connected servers
>> * forward mail from server to server
>> The program uses a telnet socket on the pskmail.org server (BTW, the
>> server
>> is a high availability server in a data center in Paris), which uses a
>> propriatory
>> REST protocol, i.e. there is no continuous connection...
>> The sending server sends the local mail as a file in the pskmail DTN
>> format,
>> which is stored in the hub. All connected servers check every 5 minutes
>> if there is mail for them, which will then be downloaded and removed...
>> The only thing the server sysop has to do is make sure port 8888 is
>> granted
>> outgoing access in the firewall in case you run one... The hub will never
>> try to connect a server from the outside.
>> Of course this only works if the internet connection is present at the
>> server.
>> In case the internet connection fails, the server will try to send the
>> local mail
>> to the destination server via the HF channel, which is nice in an
>> emergency situation.
>> Only 1 hop is foreseen at the moment, as the footprint of the servers is
>> very large.
>> For groups who do not want to use the pskmail.org hub, the hub program
>> is
>> available so everyone can set up their own (the hub program is public
>> domain (GPL)).
>> The server sysops can then put the alternative hub address into their
>> pskmailrc.pl.
>> Hope this is what you wanted to know :-)
>> 73,
>> Rein PA0R
>>  Rein,
>> I have just installed the Server 2.0.3 and if I am understanding this
>> correctly, it is now possible to send you a local mail through my server
>> using PA0R@PI4TUE then drop it off on my server? And yes, I do have an
>> Internet connection. If so, this is huge! How does the server send the mail
>> to the pskmail.org site?
>> Very 73, Glenn WB2LMV
>> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 10:35 AM, Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>>> When you want to send local mail to somebody on a server you can not
>>> reach directly, you can use another server to forward your mail to the
>>> destination. E.g. you want to send local mail to PA0R@PI4TUE, but you
>>> can not work PI4TUE... then drop the mail off at e.g. 9A1CRA. If both
>>> 9A1CRA and PI4TUE have a working internet connection, 9A1CRA will send your
>>> message to a forwarding server on pskmail.org.
>>> Servers with version 2.0.2 and higher will look every 5 minutes if there
>>> is mail waiting for them, and retrieve and store the mail. This way you
>>> could send mail for N2TIF@WB2LMV via KB2PNM.
>>> When one of the stations has no internet connection the servers will try
>>> to forward the message over the air. This works with 1 hop only, as the HF
>>> footprint of the servers is enormous. I think this feature will be
>>> interesting for EMCOMM users...
>>> All this is still experimental, so reports are welcome on the mailing
>>> list...
>>> jPSKmail-2.0.22 is a self-contained program running on the java jvm.
>>> The code is beta, and there are still some rough edges, but if it is
>>> only tested @PA0R we will never finish it...
>>> The new server, 2.0.3 includes adaptations for the use in the MARS
>>> network, and some bug fixes.
>>> It is available at http://www.pskmail.org/PSKMaildownloads.html
>>>  <http://www.pskmail.org/PSKMaildownloads.html>
>>> In case there is a need to set up another grouping instead of the
>>> pskmail.org forwarder,
>>> pse contact me directly for the software, it is GPL as usual...
>>> Pse send test results to the pskmail mailing list on freelists.org.
>>> 73,
>>> Rein PA0R
>>> --
>>> http://pa0r.blogspirit.com

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