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 From:  William Arlofski <waa dash m0n0wall at revpol dot com>
 To:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] NAT mysteriously stops
 Date:  Thu, 27 Oct 2005 13:38:27 -0400
James W. McKeand wrote:
> The first time it happened, the client noticed that expected email was
> not coming - more than the direct delivery problem. When I don't get
> even a response to the initial connection (i.e. telnet <host> 24) I know
> something is amiss. Rebooting the m0n0wall seemed to fix the issue. The
> strange thing was that after I did not get a response from the telnet, I
> was able to connect via the PPTP and access the WebGUI. If I had
> connected via PPTP first I would not of been able telnet to the mail
> server - maybe this is a ID 10T issue (Maybe, I did connect to the PPTP
> before the telnet test... Don't remember...)

Hi James... Next time you should telnet to the standard SMTP port of 25
instead of 24. :)

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Bill Arlofski