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Re: Help with exim! Outlook doing SMTP through a local exim sometimeshangs...
- From: Andrew DeFaria <ADeFaria at Salira dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2003 23:11:12 -0800
- Subject: Re: Help with exim! Outlook doing SMTP through a local exim sometimeshangs...
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Chuck Ocheret wrote:
So I have exim working fantastically with various user agents.
However, I'm having an intermittent problem with Outlook where it
hangs while trying to send mail out through exim. I don't want to go
off-topic by talking about Outlook but I figure that enough people
must use exim out there that someone may have seen this before.
You might try turning off "secure" authentication. You might try asking
over at exim.org.
In Outlook I set up 'localhost' as an outgoing SMTP server. I turn on
secure password authentication and provide my username and password (I
found that if I didn't do authentication Outlook would timeout trying
to speak to exim). Sometimes outgoing mail works great. Other times it
times out (especially if there is more than one message waiting to be
Oh, and after one of these hangs, I get the following message in the
2003-02-17 21:48:23 unexpected disconnection while reading SMTP
command from (turbo) [127.0.0.1]
Any help would be appreciated. I'm not an exim/sendmail guru and am
not sure how to debug the situation.
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