[svlug] sendmail + covad DSL

Robert Hajime Lanning lanning at lanning.cc
Sun Nov 9 13:55:29 PST 2003


<quote who="Fouzi Husaini">
>
> hi folks,
>
> a friend recently was recently forced to switch over from earthlink DSL
> to covad. I had setup a linux box as the gateway/firewall/mail server
> for them but ever since the switch over to covad it appears that mail
> forwarding through mail.covad.net is no longer working. when i try to
> send an email i get this error in the mailer daemon:

You are new to Covad, so you have not seen their announcements.

> ... while talking to mail.covad.net.:
>  >>> DATA
> <<< 553 sorry, that domain isn't allowed to be relayed thru this MTA
> (#5.7.1)
>

They nolonger will relay email with sender domains other than the Covad.net
domain.  Has nothing to do with authentications.

You will need to talk to Covad for other arangements.

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