[REBOL] Re: Email woes on IBM/AIX Risc 6000
From: edanaii:cox at: 2-Aug-2002 15:50
Mat Bettinson wrote:
>Ed> connecting to: smtprelay.avnet.com
>Ed> ** Access Error: Network timeout
>Ed> ** Where: confirm
>Ed> ** Near: smtp-port: open [scheme: 'smtp]
>Ed> if email?
>I had something like this once. The problem was due to the mail server
>attempting to do an ident check on the machine which was talking to
>it. The timeout period of this on the mail server was longer than the
>default timeout period in Rebol.
>The solution was to turn the ident request off on the mail server
>although if you have no access to that you should be able to increase
>the Rebol timeout value instead.
You are correct, there is little I can do about the mail server. I did
try changing the default system timeout *and* the SMTP system timeout,
but neither made a difference.
Sincerely, | Control is an illusion, you infantile egomaniac.
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