Re: Exim4 - local mail deliveries
On Fri, 07 Mar 2008 20:02:22 +0100, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 06, 2008 at 21:22:40 +0000, Felix Karpfen wrote:
>> After switching to mbox format, I can receive
>> "echo "just a test..." | mail -s "test-local" $USER@localhost"
>> when run from a "user" terminal.
>> ziltch for
>> "echo "just a test..." | mail -s "test-local 2" $USER"
> That means that exim4 knows how to do local deliveries, but it does not
> seem to realize that carrot.cabbagepatch is "local".
> (The first command above sends mail to felixk@localhost, the second one
> to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
>> and ziltch if either command is run as "root".
> Mails to root@localhost get redirected to email@example.com,
> which does not work; mails to firstname.lastname@example.org get stuck
> Logcheck and other demons use the hostname in /etc/mailname. Exim does
> not realize that this is the same machine, which means that you have to
> fix your exim configuration and/or your /etc/hosts file.
logcheck.conf offers a choice of where to send notifications. I had
set it to "email@example.com". It looks as though I would
have spared myself a lot of headaches, if I had selected
> I would try this:
> Run "dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config" and make sure that "system mail
> name" is set to "carrot.cabbagepatch" and "other destinations for which
> mail is accepted" is set to "localhost;carrot.cabbagepatch". Then try
> the mail commands again.
Did that (although the screen indicated that exim4 already recognised
"localhost" and "carrot.cabbage.patch").
Now everything works. Thank you for the help.
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