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Re: DNS problem

On Mon, 12 Jul 1999, Andreas Tille wrote:

> Hello,
> while trying to configure exim via 
>   dpkg --configure exim
> I've got the message:
> Setting up exim (2.05-1 ...
> Error: system's FQDN hostname (wr_linux01.rki.de) doesn't match
> RFC1035 syntax; cannot configure the mail system.
> The host isn't inserted into the DNS yet.  How can I solve this
> problem temporarily because the maintainer of this service is not
> available at this moment.

Wrong problem.  Your problem is that RFC1035 specifies that DNS names
can't contain underscores (valid names are letters, numbers, and the

Scott K. Ellis <storm@gate.net>                 http://www.gate.net/~storm/

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