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Need a few clarifications regarding sending mail using sendmail.

I actually configured Bugzilla on a test server. The configuration was successful and I am now able to use it.

I also want that, whenever a new bug is created or any bug is updated, a mail to be sent. For that, I already installed sendmail on my system and started the service, but mails are not being sent.

Following can be seen in my maillog file:

Apr 18 21:56:50 serverlinux sendmail[3827]: r3IGQhF1003825: 
    to=<xxxxx@ymail.com>,
    ctladdr=<zaman@serverlinux.example.com> (500/500),
    delay=00:00:07,
    xdelay=00:00:06,
    mailer=esmtp,
    pri=120372,
    relay=mta6.am0.yahoodns.net. [66.196.118.240],
    dsn=5.0.0,
    stat=Service unavailable

I am not sure whether just starting the sendmail service will help me to send mails or if I need to configure some parameter in sendmail.

How can I send mails using sendmail to any valid email-ids in the Internet domain?

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    Does your ISP filter port 25? – jordanm Apr 18 '13 at 16:27
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    Could you post all r3IGQhF1003825 log entries? [from= and to=] – AnFi Apr 18 '13 at 17:38
  • I am using the following command to send mail – Zama Ques Apr 20 '13 at 7:00

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