port 25 not responding anymore

Simon Matter simon.matter at ch.sauter-bc.com
Tue Jan 20 04:00:33 EST 2004

> I was trying to install cron, and it needed stmp_daemon which was only
> avail from sendmail, postfix, or exim in yast2. (suse 9).. Since my
> install of postfix was as per LUC's howto and not the one packaged with
> I could not find anyother way to install cron so I decided to install exim
> since I didn't think it woudl break anything.
> Well now I can't send/receive email.  It just hangs. Basicall telnet to 25
> is completely hosed now.
> Do you have any idea on how to see what the exim rpm modified.  I am

rpm -q --scripts exim


> assuming it took over control as mail agent or something. Or is there
> someway to have postfix/cyrus reassume the role of smtp? I am pretty
> desperate on this. I really don't to reinstall since it took me so long to
> get it working the first time.  Not sure if I hosed postfix or cyrus or
> what.
> Would really appreciate the help on this.
> Thanks
> Troy

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