Monitoring notification emails are not being received but emails are received after channel syncronization

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Issue

  • Monitoring notification emails are not being received. Monitoring probes generate the error below:
        ===>>> rhn_taskomatic_daemon.log
        { SNIP }
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at com.redhat.rhn.common.messaging.SmtpMail.send(SmtpMail.java:145)
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.task.TaskHelper.sendMail(TaskHelper.java:168)
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.task.ErrataMailer.sendEmails(ErrataMailer.java:207)
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.task.ErrataMailer.execute(ErrataMailer.java:89)
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.task.RhnJavaJob.execute(RhnJavaJob.java:80)
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at com.redhat.rhn.taskomatic.TaskoJob.execute(TaskoJob.java:168)
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at org.quartz.core.JobRunShell.run(JobRunShell.java:216)
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at org.quartz.simpl.SimpleThreadPool$WorkerThread.run(SimpleThreadPool.java:549)
         { SNIP }
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 | Caused by:
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 | javax.mail.SendFailedException: Send failed;
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |   nested exception is:
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       javax.mail.MessagingException: Connection refused;
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |   nested exception is:
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at javax.mail.Transport.doSend(Transport.java:231)
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at javax.mail.Transport.send(Transport.java:75)
        INFO   | jvm 1    | 2011/06/02 02:40:03 |       at com.redhat.rhn.common.messaging.SmtpMail.send(SmtpMail.java:139)
  • satellite-sync is not able to send email notifications
:Traceback (most recent call last):
:  File "/usr/bin/satellite-sync", line 176, in <module>
:    systemExit_exception(7, "SYNC ERROR: attempting to display as much
information as possible:", e)
:  File "/usr/bin/satellite-sync", line 126, in systemExit_exception
:    satsync.sendMail(forceEmail=1)
:  File
"/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/spacewalk/satellite_tools/satsync.py",
line 376, in sendMail
:    rhnMail.send(headers, body, sender=sndr)
:  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/spacewalk/common/rhnMail.py", line 55, in send
:    server = smtplib.SMTP('localhost')
:  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/smtplib.py", line 239, in __init__
:    (code, msg) = self.connect(host, port)
:  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/smtplib.py", line 295, in connect
:    self.sock = self._get_socket(host, port, self.timeout)
:  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/smtplib.py", line 273, in _get_socket
:    return socket.create_connection((port, host), timeout)
:  File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/socket.py", line 567, in create_connection
:    raise error, msg
:error: [Errno 111] Connection refused

Environment

  • Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4
  • Red Hat Network Satellite 5.5
  • Red Hat Satellite 5.6

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