Your dialled in from an eircom.net dialup account and trying to relay thru the
iol mail servers. We only allow iol customers on iol dialups to relay to those
servers. So if you dialin using your iol account then you will be allowed to
relay thru mail.iol.ie.
And the response that you got back from iol was correct, you have to be logged
in to us, not eircom. They did read it and they understood what the problem
If you still want to use your eircom dialup account, then you'll have to use
eircom.net smtp servers to relay thru. You can get those details from
> Hello there all you mail wizards out there. I have a nolimits account with
> eircom/iol and have recently been having problems with their smtp server.
> I hadn't been using it for a couple weeks while I upgraded my mailer, (was
> using a web interface to my domain instead) but something seems to have
> changed. Can anyone comment on the output below and maybe tell me if it is
> really their problem? (I've emailed them twice about it but they only
> replied that I "needed to be logged in through them" to use it. I don't
> even think they bothered reading it...
>> rubberducky.hall(1210)> cat /etc/hosts | Mail -v ilug at linux.ie>ilug at linux.ie... Connecting to mail.iol.ie. via relay...
> 220 mail.iol.ie ESMTP Ireland On-Line sendmail ready at Tue, 6 Mar 2001
> 08:09:40 GMT.
> >>> EHLO rubberducky.localdomain
> 250-mail.iol.ie Hello p999.as1.cra.dublin.eircom.net [126.96.36.199],
> to meet you
> 250-SIZE 25000000
> 250 HELP
> >>> MAIL From:<hall at abs.org> SIZE=128
> 250 <hall at abs.org>... Sender ok
> >>> RCPT To:<ilug at linux.ie>
> 550 <ilug at linux.ie>... Relaying denied
> >>> RSET
> 250 Reset state
> /home/hall/dead.letter... Saved message in /home/hall/dead.letter
> Closing connection to mail.iol.ie.
> >>> QUIT
> 221 mail.iol.ie closing connection
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