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Re: technical mail setup question (and a little of what was: calling Philip Hands)

Kevin Turner writes:
> Allan M. Wind has a local LAN, I have a dynamic IP, both of us have the
> problem that the hostname that our local Sendmail is telling our ISP's
> SMTP relays is not a resolvable hostname.  The relay declines to do the
> transaction.  Solution?

With smail, I solved the problem by putting "visible_name=win.bright.net"
in /etc/smail/config.  This is less than ideal, but it works.
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