Sendmail hand upon boot and restart
iaccounts at ibctech.ca
Wed Jul 7 06:32:04 PDT 2004
> 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
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 @126.96.36.199 freebsd.org
Every time I have had sendmail problems, it has always come back to DNS
> 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?
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