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Re: exim masquerading problems

On Sun, Nov 19, 2000 at 04:02:50PM -0600, Rob VanFleet wrote:
> Hi,
> I have my exim.conf set up like this:
> ---
> qualify_domain = linux.wku
> local_domains = localhost
> ---
> local_domains was set to 'localhost:linux.wku.edu', but since I often send mail
> to other people and lists on linux.wku.edu, I removed it.
> Basically, all of this worked fine, but this morning I recieved an email from
> the admin of linux.wku.edu who had kindly forwarded a message that debconf had
> apparently intended for me, but it was sent to root@linux.wku.edu.  I found
> that odd, since I figured debconf would just send it locally and my neither my
> /etc/hosts nor /etc/hostname contain the string 'linux.wku.edu'.
> What do I need to do to prevent this from happening in the future? 
change qualify_domain to something being really yours, let your mail server
accept mail for that and possibly tell your mail user agent (mutt for example)
to use your own mail address as from, not the default user@qualify_domain
> Name:           Alson van der Meulen      <
> Personal:       alson@linuxfreak.nl       <
> School:       alson@gymnasiumleiden.nl    <
Ummm... Didn't you say you turned it off?

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