I would look closer at the MTA running on that system.
That error doesn't seem to indicate a problem with the
code as it does seem to be returning a valid result code.
I'm using the latest smtplib here without issues.
Hope this helps,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: MSU Network Administrators Group
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of westone
> Sent: Monday, October 02, 2006 8:22 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [MSUNAG] smtplib Python
> Have any of you Python programmers run into issues with the smtp library?
> I've used it for years to generate emails from Python scripts, but recently
> scripts that have never failed are throwing errors such as this:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/home/admin/hisdoc.py", line 90, in ?
> File "/usr/lib/python2.3/smtplib.py", line 302, in connect
> raise socket.error, msg
> socket.error: (111, 'Connection refused')
> I've been searching the internet to see if this is a know issue, but so far
> I've uncovered nothing. Can anyone shed any light on this?
> I run these scripts on a RHEL 4 linux box, with the python interpreter that
> ships with RedHat (2.3) and I also downloaded and compiled the latest Python
> from python.org (2.5), and the same error is thrown from either interpreter.
> Eric Weston, Libraries