On Wednesday, 17 September 2003 at 11:24:31 +0200, dick hoogendijk wrote: > On 17 Sep Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: >> On Tuesday, 16 September 2003 at 23:27:05 -0700, Dragoncrest wrote: >>> At 08:23 AM 9/17/03 +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote: >>>> On Wednesday, 17 September 2003 at 0:33:56 +0200, dick hoogendijk >>>> wrote: >>>>> why is it i can't connect? >>>> >>>> Because something's wrong. >>> >>> LOL. You're mean. ;) >> >> Heh. Yes, I was planning to follow up with a more useful message >> (like "read http://www.lemis.com/questions.html"), but you got there >> first. Dick, remember that people here are working for you for free. >> Don't make it more difficult than necessary. > > I'm sorry guys. You're absolutely right! Won't happen again (hopefully) > and I can connect again ;-)) > I installed courier (replaces sendmail) and forgot to set the "me" file > so mail got delivered as "machinename.nagual.st" which is bounced by the > freebsd server. Sending mail as "nagual.st" (domain only) works fine. > > Yesterday I changed my zonefiles to reflect "lothlorien.nagual.st" as my > nagual.st IP but that did not do the trick at the fbsd mailersite. I had > expected it to work as resolving would be possible now. So I changed it > back. > > How do I send mail to the fbsd server under the name of the machine the > mail's coming from? If not "nagual.st = IP --> machine.nagual.st = IP > how do I go about it than?
You shouldn't want to do that. It's better to hide the machine name and use the domain name for mail. If that doesn't work, it's probably a problem with your DNS. You should have at least one MX record for the domain. Greg -- See complete headers for address and phone numbers
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