[pskmail] Re: Client and server problems!

  • From: John Douyere <vk2eta@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 12:40:54 +1100

Great progress Steve. I noticed the gating messages on my server indicating
that you were connecting to yours.

If you want I can try connecting to your server for tests as I am back in VK
now. Just give me the frequency (frequencies if scanning).

73s, John (VK2ETA)

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 8:09 AM, Steve <stevez@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Server problem found and fixed!
>
> After much discussion with Per and Rein, Per suggested to me that maybe my
> ISP's SMTP server required a HELO - even though it doesn't require
> authentication. Apparently this is unusual.
> Some quick testing showed that this was indeed the case. A minor change to
> the server code to always include a HELO message was suggested to me, and
> this fixed the problem.
> Per and Rein mentioned that they will incorporate this into future server
> code.
>
> For me, this was a bit of an obscure fault and to have it fixed within a
> couple of hours of my original message to this group was fantastic.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Steve (VK2ZSZ)
>
>
>
>
> Steve wrote:
>
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I'm making some progress on getting VK2ZSZ-1 server up, but am having some
>> problems.
>>
>> First, a quick note about the client.
>> When it starts up, it would not talk to FLdigi. As soon as the client
>> started, it asked FLDigi to transmit MULTIPSK-OFF (which it did transmit).
>> After that, the client and FLdigi would no longer talk. I fixed this by
>> commenting out the line "print $socket $pskmailon;" in psk_arq.pl .
>> Has anyone else seen this?
>> Latest PSKMail client. FLdigi 3.10 (via Fedora 10 repositories - also
>> tried pre-compiled binaries from the author's web pake).
>>
>>
>> Now for my server problems. Everything is working (web, POP3, APRS) -
>> except sending emails.
>> It isn't talking SMTP to my local ISP's sendmail server properly.
>> I can send emails OK by telnetting into the SMTP server (port 25) and
>> manually forming an email. It doesn't need authentication.
>> Could the problem only be that my mail looks like it is coming from
>> "localhost.localdomain"?
>> Any idieas? I'm almost there (and still excited about PSKMail!)
>>
>> Thanks all,
>> Steve (VK2ZSZ)
>>
>>
>> Here are some snippets from the log :-
>>
>> 17:35 UTC Mar-12-2009: Receiving mail
>> To: kl@xxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Test
>> Test
>> .
>> Net::SMTP>>> Net::SMTP(2.31)
>> Net::SMTP>>>   Net::Cmd(2.29)
>> Net::SMTP>>>     Exporter(5.62)
>> Net::SMTP>>>   IO::Socket::INET(1.31)
>> Net::SMTP>>>     IO::Socket(1.30_01)
>> Net::SMTP>>>       IO::Handle(1.27)
>> 17:35 UTC Mar-12-2009:  0!s!""C06B 17:35 UTC Mar-12-2009:
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 220 mail.tpg.com.au ESMTP (mail5) Sendmail
>> ready.
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> EHLO localhost.localdomain
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 250-mail5.tpgi.com.au Hello
>> 61-242-105-47.tpgi.com.au [60.242.105.47], pleased to meet you
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 250-ENHANCEDSTATUSCODES
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 250-PIPELINING
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 250-8BITMIME
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 250-SIZE 28521268
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 250-DSN
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 250-AUTH LOGIN PLAIN
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 250-STARTTLS
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 250-DELIVERBY
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 250 HELP
>> 17:35 UTC Mar-12-2009: Connection open...
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> MAIL FROM:<sremote@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 550 5.7.1 <sremote@xxxxxxxxxx>... HELO
>> localhost.localdomain from RFC 2606 reserved domains blocked
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> RCPT TO:<kl@xxxxxxxxxx>
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 503 5.0.0 Need MAIL before RCPT
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> DATA
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 503 5.0.0 Need MAIL command
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> To: kl@xxxxxxxxxx
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> From: sremote@xxxxxxxxxx
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2009 04:35:24 CST
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> Reply-To: sremote@xxxxxxxxxx
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> Subject: Test
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> Comments: Via PskMail.
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>>
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> PSKmail message from sremote@xxxxxxxxxx
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> Test
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> .
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 500 5.5.1 Command unrecognized: "To:
>> kl@xxxxxxxxxx"
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)>>> QUIT
>> Net::SMTP=GLOB(0xa6861a4)<<< 500 5.5.1 Command unrecognized: "From:
>> sremote@xxxxxxxxxx"
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>

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