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Re: can't receive mail



On Tue, 14 Aug 2007 16:06:05 -0400, I wrote:
> At the moment, the Etch machine can send mail but not receive it.

On Tue, 14 Aug 2007 14:00:47 -0700 (PDT), Richard A Nelson replied:

> The default installation of sendmail only listens on localhost.

Yes, I had found a post that said just that but didn't say how to change it.

> Check /etc/mail/sendmail.mc for DAEMON_OPTIONS(.. lines, it likely contains
>       ', Addr=127.0.0.1'
> if it does, remove that string - leaving the rest of the line intact.
> then, `make -C /etc/mail`  to rebuild sendmail.cf
> lastly, /etc/init.d/sendmail restart

That worked.  I'm all set.  Thank you!



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