Dec 25, 2020

I have a PVE 7.2-4 at home. I created an unprivileged Debian 11.7 container where I have just installed an app that I am trying to configure. That app should send some emails, so I have entered an email account credentials and its SMTP configuration but, when trying to send a test email I get the following message:

"Error: connect ECONNREFUSED X.X.X.X:587" (being X.X.X.X the IP address of my email server and 587 the port I specified)

I thought of checking connectivity but, when trying to ping my email server, I got the following error:
bea@mycontainer:~$ ping smtp.beamailserver.tld
ping: socket: Operation not permitted

I cannot ping anywhere, not even That is from my user. However, I can ping everywhere -including my email server- from root.

This ping thing is not something I need to solve and I don't know if it is relevant, I am just letting you know in case it is related to this "connect ECONNREFUSED" error I am getting.

Thank you!
Please forget the message above - well, you already did : D
The cause of this ECONNREFUSED thing was just a connectivity issue, nothing to do with Proxmox.
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