Need help with a strange mail/domain problem!
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Sat Jul 5 05:36:30 PDT 2003
Sendmail is a big, complex program ... I'm sure if you had the time,
you could make it wash dishes for you.
There are a gazillion howtos and explanations for configuring sendmail
all across the internet.
Considering the fact that you're using FreeBSD, I recommend the one
specifically written for FreeBSD in the Handbook. I found this page
Jamie Jones wrote:
> In bish.lists.freebsd.questions, you wrote:
>>Third task was to get my email work... and now the problems begins.
>>I own the domain beutler.se, and my computers name is visthusboden.
>>The server accepts incoming mail all right - no problems there... BUT...
>>...whatever I do, all outgoing mail get the address
>>user at visthusboden.beutler.se instead of user at beutler.se
>>What am I doing wrong?
>>I've checked and tripple-checked every file in /etc/namedb/ and everything
>>looks fine (no missing dots or
>>some simple problem like that) and I've really read this through in the
>>FreeBSD manual... and still... ???
> It's not a DNS issue, it's "sendmail".
> What it's currently doing is correct - by default, it uses your fully
> qualified hostname for the Sender address -- it doesn't know that
> "user at beutler.se" will work also - so, you need to tell sendmail of this fact:
> You can do this with the "massquerading" feature of sendmail.
> and more generally: http://www.sendmail.org/m4/readme.html
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