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SMTP Problems
Authored by: chincotaco on Nov 23, '05 07:12:26PM
Got the script installed, and tried to upload my mboxes. I'm running latest Mail on Tiger.

Got a bunch of these errors:
*** UNABLE TO CONNECT TO SERVER OR SEND MESSAGE. ERROR FOLLOWS.
Error Type: socket.error
Error Val : (61, 'Connection refused')
I also can't get the SMTP to work in Apple Mail. I've tried smtp.google.com (what Google's documentation suggests) and gsmtp57.google.com (the default server in the Python script). I've tried using port 587 as per the official documentation, and I've tried the standard port 25. I've tried it with SSL authentication and without, and even tried switching it to MD5 Challenge-Response at the suggestion of a random website. I'm sure it's not the firewall.

Still I can't get either Mail.app or this script to connect to the SMTP server.

Is access limited outside the US for some reason? Is Google's SMTP server dead? Or, most likely, am I just screwing something simple up?

Any help?

Thanks!



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