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
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