[nSLUG] Evolution email sending error with Sympatio

Clint MacKinnon clint.mk at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 15:27:46 AST 2012

Hey Frank.

Bell's email system is notoriously buggy. It may straighten itself out in a
day or two.

One quick question though what DNS servers are you using?
On 2012-12-21 2:56 PM, "n1giqr62 at aliant" <frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca>

> **
>  I have been using 'Evolution' under UBUNTU with Sympatico for several
> years.  This morning, I received several email messages, but when I
> attempted to send one, I received the following message each time I select
> the Send/Receive icon:
>       Error while Sending message.
>       Welcome response error:
>       torspm02.toronto.rmgopenwave.com connection refused
>       from []
>  Because I was sending my message from Dartmouth to another Sympatico user
> at an address in Halifax, I don't know why 'toronto' should appear in the
> error message, but to test my 'message sending' capability, I composed and
> sent a message to myself, at frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca.  The error
> message re-appeared, but now contains two copies of the above
> "Welcome response error:... from []" -probably one copy from
> each of my two 'send' attempts.  Neither message appears in my 'sent'
> folder, so the 'send' was incomplete.  I called Sympatico support, and they
> were of no assistance; 'Evolution?', 'Linux?', never had anything to do
> with them...
>  They suggested I try webmail, so have composed this message there -but
> obviously, that is only a bypass, not a solution.
>  Incidentally, while I was composing this, I decided to see if the problem
> might be with the Sympatico client list, since first message (and my
> message to myself) were both to Sympatico addresses.  I created another
> message to an Eastlink recipient, sent it using Evolution, and again
> received the above error message, containing now three copies of the
> same     "Welcome response error:... from []" text.  Meanwhile,
> I have successfully received several email messages on Evolution while I
> was composing this message
>  Can anyone suggest what might have suddenly gone wrong today?
>   Frank Geitzler
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