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Just curious if anyone has any experience with Surgemail. I've set it up a couple times and never had an issue but my latest install keeps leaving outgoing messages in the queue with the error "DNS Lookup Failed". I double checked that the local DNS server is running and even tried switching the IPs to my ISP's DNS servers but still no go.

[DNS]                Ok(avge)    Bad(avge)      0(0.0s)      5(31.0s)      0(0.0s)      1(0.0s)

Anyone have any ideas why this might be happening??


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Are any messages getting through? Maybe an error looking up MX records for the recipient's domain?

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No none. And I'm sending test emails to well known domains like and – Spencer Ruport May 18 '09 at 18:33
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I finally gave up and switched to HMailServer. It's been working smoothly ever since. :P

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