Re: Looking for a few good Sendmail gurus
On Thu, 4 Nov 2004, Shane Liebling wrote:
> I am running a couple wooody boxes. I've got mail.foo.com and host.foo.com.
> Anyone in the outside world can send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, and it gets
> there directly. But if someone is on the mailserver (mail.foo.com), or is
> sending through it to email@example.com, it doesn't go through.
> Sometimes there is just a general "local configuration error" (on
> mail.foo.com) while doing the relay=host.foo.com piece (from the logs)...
> Sometimes it will have the "loops back to me" error.
what is the contents of your /etc/mail/local-host-names
on host.foo.com and mail.foo.com and foo.com
what is the contents of the optional /etc/mail/access and
any machine that receives email should be an "A" record vs a cname
in your dns config files ( esp if it cannot deliver/receive the mail
you should be using sendmail-8.13.1 ... to avoid silly avoidable problems