On Wed, Jul 07, 2004 at 11:07:11AM -0500, Eric Crist wrote: > > -----Original Message----- > > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of > > Steve Bertrand > > Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 8:32 AM > > To: Gary Kline > > Cc: FreeBSD Mailing List > > Subject: Re: Sendmail hand upon boot and restart > > > > > > > > > > > > > After a year I'm finally upgrading DNS servers, and having > > > a bad time getting sendmail and dhcp to work. I may finally > > > have dhcp woking on ns1.thought.org. ping works and my > > > /var/log/maillog is filling up. But on tao.thought.org, sendmail > > > refuses to start. Can anybody help me ith this? > > > > First we need to create a baseline...Do you get any error > > messages, or does sendmail just appear to hang? Can you ping > > from this machine? Do you have a firewall setup on the box? > > Do you have 'sendmail_enable="YES"' in /etc/rc.conf? > > > > Do the following and perhaps post the output so we know what > > stage in the game you are at: > > > > # cat /etc/resolv.conf > > # dig freebsd.org > > # dig @22.214.171.124 freebsd.org > > > > Every time I have had sendmail problems, it has always come > > back to DNS failures. > > > > HTH, > > > > Steve > > > > > > > > I'm swsapping out my Linksys NIC between my old DNS server and the > > > new. Wih the 10/100 card in the old server, thinks work > > flwlessly; > > > in the new they don't. > > > > > > Any ideas on what I need to configure, and hw? > > > > > Something else that would really help would be to edit your > /etc/mail/sendmail.cf file on the line that starts with LogLevel. It is > probably set to 9. Change this value to 20 or so, and from /etc/mail, > type make restart. > > View the end of your /var/log/maillog file by typing the following > command, and post these results to the list: > > # tail -n 50 /var/log/maillog > > This will help us see if there is anything going on. Adding the output > of 'date' at the time you ran the above command would help as well. >
Right; my maillog was getting loaded with output (at LogLevel==15) but it said that mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] was being denied. Prob'ly because dhcp esd not ruunning. more later, hopefully!!! gary > > -- Gary Kline Seattle BSD Users' Group (seabug) | [EMAIL PROTECTED] Thought Unlimited Org's Alternate Email Site http://www.magnesium.net/~kline To live is not a necessity; but to live honorably...is a necessity. -Kant _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"