How to set localhost name?
Phil Roan put forth on 11/4/2009 12:45 PM:
> When I installed debian, I set the local host name on my computer to
> local2. For a long time, everything was fine. Recently, I'm getting
> mail returned to me when I send it to Windows Live Hotmail accounts.
> I think the problem is that my mail program (Mutt, with Exim 4 as MTA)
> is adding the local host name to some of the headers. Since the local
> host name is different that my ISP name, WLH flags it as suspect mail.
> How can I reset (or unset) local host?
First, show us the error message. 2nd, if you are relaying through
Earthlink's SMTP servers, especially so if using SMTP AUTH, then I doubt
MS is outright rejecting your messages due to an originating hostname in
the header of local2.local2
Paste the NDA here, we'll go from there.