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Product ConnectXf
Version All
Applies to Administrators
Level Advanced

Error in Maillog: 'failure:Connected_to_192.168.30.78_but_greeting_failed./Remote_host_said:_554_mailgtw.afl.co.in/

How to check

  • Check the telnet connection for the server.
# telnet 25
Connected to
Escape character is '^]'.
554 mailgtw.afl.co.in
Connection closed by foreign host.
  • This means the remote server is not accepting the connection.


  • Check the remote server to allow the smtp connection from mithi server.