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Can't send external email

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Can't send external email

I have a 1MB ADSL internet connection, and host my own mail server (Ability - www.code-crafters.com).

I can receive external emails to thier correct mailboxes, and I can send & Receive internal emails - but I can not send out external email!

From my dedicated mail server - I have checked internet connectivity and DNS lookup - all okay, but the mx record lookup fails! I have setup the correct mx records on the plusNet portal for my domain.

Any Idea's?

Regards, Andy
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Can't send external email

You dont give us much info of what system you are using. I would guess the mx record is pointing at you router ip and cant be resolved internaly so its getting nowere.

If you give us some more info we may be able to help
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Can't send external email

Have you tried using it in 'relay mode' and setting the SMTP relay host to relay.plus.net.

This should bypass the mx issue altogether.

Check out http://www.code-crafters.com/abilitymailserver/outgoingmail.html for more information.