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Re: How to set localhost name?

The attached file has all the header info, I've snipped the body of
the message.

On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 01:40:16PM -0600, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> 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?
> > 
> > Thanks.
> 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.
> --
> Stan
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Phil Roan
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