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Re: fetchmail

	Subject: Re: fetchmail
	Date: Thu, May 20, 1999 at 07:21:29AM -0400

In reply to:Carl Mummert

Quoting Carl Mummert(mummert@cs.wcu.edu):
> >> 1 message for linus159 at mail.server.se (4122 octets).
> >> reading message 1 of 1 (4122 octets) .fetchmail: SMTP listner
> >> doesn't like recipient address 'linus@localhost'
> >> fetchmail: can't even send to linus
> >> fetchmail: SMTP transaction error while fetching from mail.server.se
> >> fetchmail: Query status=10
> try sending a mail message to 'linux@localhost' from any other mailer.  If
> this bounces, then what you need to do is enable relaying for localhost.
> I assume you are using exim (it's the default now); for some strange reason,
> the configuration script does not enable realying from, which breaks
> a lot of things.  I always have to go in and edit the exim.conf manually,
> although lately I have just begun to install smail instead.
> Someone else will need to tell you the syntax for the exim.conf line;
> I don't remember it and don't have a working copy available.

local_domains = localhost:(your.boxes.hostname)

> Carl
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