[nSLUG] Evolution email sending error with Sympatio
rory at unixism.org
Fri Dec 21 15:48:22 AST 2012
Bit of a tangent but: I don't suppose you tried thunderbird or another
client? I stopped using Evolution outright a few years ago because its
IMAP sync was dangerously broken. It deleted important emails, etc. I
also had problems getting it to work with SMTP auth in a M$ Exchange
I've always had high hopes for it but it has gone through too many flaky
phases for my taste.
On 12-12-21 03:27 PM, Clint MacKinnon wrote:
> 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
> <mailto:frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca>> wrote:
> 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:
> <http://torspm02.toronto.rmgopenwave.com> connection refused
> from [188.8.131.52]
> 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
> <mailto:frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca>. The error message
> re-appeared, but now contains two copies of the above
> "Welcome response error:... from [184.108.40.206]" -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 [220.127.116.11]" 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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