Re: gnu mailutils and exim
Shawn Lamson wrote:
I am having a configuration issue with ( I think) mailtutils and exim...
The documentation on mailutils seems spotty.
Problem: when sending mail from commandline with slamson:~$ mail -s
the mail gets declined b/c my computer's hostname is not known... I am a
trusted mail user on my machine and can do the following
slamson~:$ echo "this is a test" | /usr/sbin/exim -f
to fool the ISP that the mail is coming from it's own domain (or I can
use other domains like email@example.com and it still works...
I can also carefully compose the mail according to RFC specs so that it
is more normal looking (subject, Reply-To, and other proper headers)...
BUT - all I want is a simple way to specify a "From" address such that
my ISP will receive my mail from user slamson send from "mail"
Anyone familiar with this - even pointing me to the right documentation
will be fine (please not mailutils docs - I didnt get anywhere with them
and found conflicting versions on gnu's own pages).
it sounds to me like you have a pretty generic "satellite system"
what happens if you put a line like