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Re: Potential exim/minires VPN problem
- From: "Pierre A. Humblet" <pierre at phumblet dot no-ip dot org>
- To: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- Cc: Cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>, Pierre dot Humblet at ieee dot org
- Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 16:45:07 -0400
- Subject: Re: Potential exim/minires VPN problem
- References: <20030912203945.GK1840@tishler.net>
- Reply-to: Pierre dot Humblet at ieee dot org
Jason Tishler wrote:
> On my laptop, exim/minires has transient DNS lookup problems when I'm
> VPN-ed into my company's network, but does not exhibit this behavior
> when I'm directly connected to it.
> When VPN-ed, I get errors like the following:
> 2003-09-12 15:07:36 HL47SO-00014S-5P <= email@example.com H=(tishlerjason.bar.foo.com) [127.0.0.1] P=smtp S=882 id=20030912190735.GH2180@foo.com
> 2003-09-12 15:08:01 HL47SO-00014S-5P == firstname.lastname@example.org R=send_to_gateway defer (-36): host lookup for smtp.foo.com did not complete (DNS timeout?)
> However, if I run the following:
> $ exim -qqff
> then the mail is successfully sent:
> 2003-09-12 15:08:12 Start queue run: pid=2500 -qqff
> 2003-09-12 15:08:13 HL47SO-00014S-5P => email@example.com R=send_to_gateway T=remote_smtp H=smtp.foo.com [XX.XX.XX.XX]
> 2003-09-12 15:08:13 HL47SO-00014S-5P Completed
> 2003-09-12 15:08:13 End queue run: pid=2500 -qqff
> I can also workaround the problem by creating an /etc/resolv.conf file.
> Any ideas on how to further debug this problem?
Yes, run exim with the resolver debug flag set, exim -d+resolver ......
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