RE: Problems with sendmail
I'm not trying to use ldap, I'm assuming I would see that in my
(there is nothing there referring to ldap)
I might have had problems with my domain name. I changed my /etc/hosts to
notquitesonic.worldfactors.com (another hostname I had set up for dns
reasons a while
ago). Before if I did hostname --domain I would get "com" (since my hostname
I've been able to send and receive so far, I'll let you know if I have the
problem again. I was able to send and receive yesterday and then it broke
again earlier today.
Thanks for the timely reply. I've been wasting too much time fighting this
problem (I should have asked for help earlier :) )
From: Richard A Nelson [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2001 2:25 PM
To: Robert Schmidt
Subject: Re: Problems with sendmail
On Sun, 13 May 2001, Robert Schmidt wrote:
> I upgraded to woody and downloaded the newest version of Sendmail. I've
> running 8.9.3
> for a while with no problems.
What version of db2/db3 is installed? Did you remake the maps
> The problem now is that /var/spool/mqueue-client gets filled with local
> bounces: like
> >>> RCPT To:<firstname.lastname@example.org>
> <<< 550 5.7.1 <email@example.com>... Relaying denied
> 550 5.1.1 root... User unknown
> and if I restart sendmail I get this on the console:
> root... User unknown
> root... User unknown
> postmaster... User unknown
> savemail: cannot save rejected email anywhere
> Further if I try to send mail from mutt I get:
> Error sending message, child exited 71 (Operating system error.).
Drat, I've seen this, but don't recall (other than the libdb2/libdb3
version changes) what might cause it
> Anyways if anyone has an idea drop me a line. I can provide more info
> you if you need it. You are welcome to telnet into smtp at
> if it is any help. It is currently receiving mail fine from external
> And for a while yesterday I was able to send.
>From an external site:
250 2.1.5 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>From the box itself should then work fine *UNLESS* you're using LDAP, or
some other means to verify your users.
If you're using ldap, be sure to setup libnss-ldap.
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