troubleshooting Question

Not receiving my mail. was working before

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My mail server was working perfect yesterday, but then today I am not receiving any of my mail. Last night we had a power failure, so the system was shut down. We had a power surge so I don't think anything was corrupted. Maybe some setting was reset or something.

I am using dovecot (IMAP port 143) and Sendmail (SMTP port 25) on Fedora Core 4

1. I can send mail just fine
2. I can receive mail sent from in the network
3. Anything I send to us from outside the network I don't receive (ie: using yahoo/gmail to send)
4. I can telnet in to port 143 from outside the network just fine.
5. seLinux is disabled
6. Here are the entries related to email from iptables

ACCEPT     tcp  --          anywhere            state NEW tcp dpt:smtp
ACCEPT     tcp  -- (HOME PC)      anywhere            state NEW tcp dpt:smtp
ACCEPT     tcp  --  anywhere             anywhere            state NEW tcp dpt:imap

As you can see everything seems fine. I don't understand why I don't receive any email sent to us from outside the network. Any ideas?
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