On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 05:45:38PM -0800, Bsd Neophyte wrote:
> i've setup my webramp700s to send logs to my freebsd machine daily.
> however, it says that it cannot send the mail.
> i really don't know much about sendmail, but these two processes are
> running:
> root      85  0.0  0.3  2884 1592  ??  Ss   22Oct02   9:05.25 sendmail:
> accepting connections (sendmail)
> smmsp     88  0.0  0.3  2788 1484  ??  Is   22Oct02   0:13.08 sendmail:
> Queue runner@00:30:00 for /var/spool/clientmqueue (sendmail)

That looks fine to me. 

> i'm assuming this will allow for the receipt of email.  is there more that
> needs to be done?

Sometimes you may need to edit /etc/mail/local-host-names to include a
list (one per line) of all the addresses (ie. everything after the
'@') that your server should do local delivery for.  Usually this is
only necessary if your mail server deals with the e-mail for a whole
network of machines, or if you use an e-mail address that doesn't
coincide exactly with the hostname of your server -- -eg.  I use


but my mail server is called 


What exactly is the error message that sendmail logs to
/var/log/maillog for your failing messages?  sendmail(8) is usually
pretty good at indicating exactly what's wrong although it does so in
language that can be confusing to the uninitiated.



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