exim vs. mutt: envelope/from/sender ???
As some of you know, I am transitioning from netscrape to mutt mua's.
I am having some mail sending issues.
The host on which the new mail system resides is bragi.private.network.
The default exim and mutt installations passed this name onto the
internet, whereupon intelligent mail servers rejected my mail, because
private.network. is an unusable domain.
I own the domain: helices.org , which is hosted elsewhere. I also have
several other email addresses, all valid and I can receive mail using
any of them. This particular network sits behind attbi.com cablemodem,
and it is not practical to host a valid public domain here.
I want to be able to change between email addresses from within mutt.
How do I do that?
Initially, I'd configured exim for this:
local_domains = localhost:Bragi.private.network
Now, I have this:
local_domains = localhost:private.network
For rewrites, I've tried several things; but, this is current:
In ~/.muttrc, I have these weird variables, _none_ of which make it into
set from="Michael Zchleif <email@example.com>"
set realname="Michael Zchleif <firstname.lastname@example.org>"
What do you think?
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