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Re: smart-hosting through unlisted smtp server

On 23/01/02 dman did speaketh:

> On Wed, Jan 23, 2002 at 10:39:17PM -0500, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> | Hey people. 
> | 
> | I'm using exim as my mail server, and I'd like to use the mail server
> | on my firewall/router to relay mail for my internal network. The only
> | problem is the fact that the hostname of my firewall/router does not
> | exist in DNS, so the smart-hosting fails. 
> | 
> | Is there a way to tell my local mail servers to skip DNS and
> | basically, "shut up and use it"?
> add the name to /etc/hosts
> or
> use the IP instead of the name (in exim.conf)

I've tried both of those. It goes to DNS anyway.


Michael P. Soulier <msoulier@mcss.mcmaster.ca>, GnuPG pub key: 5BC8BE08
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