[PLUG] No Incoming Mail: Postfix-2.11.3 [RESOLVED]

wes plug at the-wes.com
Thu Jan 8 14:49:42 PST 2015


On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 10:55 AM, Rich Shepard <rshepard at appl-ecosys.com>
wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Jan 2015, Rich Shepard wrote:
>
> >   Anyone with ideas, suggestions, and advice please call 503-667-4517 to
> > share them with me.
>
>    Never mind. I _think_ it was power-cycling the firewall/router and DSL
> modem/switch that fixed the problem. That makes no sense to me because I
> was
> able to load web pages all the time there was no incoming mail.
>
>
This is a very common failure mode for residential-grade routing devices
(oh who am I kidding, it's common for ALL routing devices). The port
forwarding rules seem to live in a different part of the device's system
than the dynamic NAT rules which allow you to do things like browse the web.

-wes



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