ActionMailer Problem


I am trying to send automated e-mails using ActionMailer in a Rails
project. The configuration I am using is a working configuration on
another server. But even when I try sending within irb, I get the same
problem. Any ideas? Here is the error I get when I try and send the

Errno::ECONNREFUSED: Connection refused - connect(2)
from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/net/protocol.rb:206:in
initialize' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/net/protocol.rb:206:innew’
from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/net/protocol.rb:206:in old_open' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/timeout.rb:56:intimeout’
from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/timeout.rb:76:in timeout' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/net/protocol.rb:206:inold_open’
from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/net/smtp.rb:393:in do_start' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/net/smtp.rb:378:instart’
from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/net/smtp.rb:316:in start' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionmailer-1.2.5/lib/ action_mailer/base.rb:511:inperform_delivery_smtp’
from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionmailer-1.2.5/lib/
action_mailer/base.rb:397:in send' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionmailer-1.2.5/lib/ action_mailer/base.rb:397:indeliver!’
from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionmailer-1.2.5/lib/
action_mailer/base.rb:291:in `method_missing’
from (irb):47

In environment.rb
ActionMailer::Base.smtp_settings = {
:address => mail_server,
:port => 25,
:domain => domain,
:authentication => :login,
:user_name => user,
:password => pass

Figured it out. For those experiencing this problem, try (in

ActionMailer::Base.delivery_method = :smtp

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