How to get send-pr/porttools working when on a cable (dsl)
rpratt1950 at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 27 19:56:50 PST 2005
On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 05:00:15 +0200
Danny Pansters <danny at ricin.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just migrated all my stuff to a new machine and having troubles sending any
> mail to the freebsd lists and inparticular with send-pr. I have a cable modem
> connected to my gateway which connects to a gbit switch through which the
> other pcs connect. The cable provider uses dhcp. I get my IP ok and my
> hostname (sent through dhclient also, otherwise logging on doesn't work) is
> danny at cp464173-a.dbsch1.nb.home.nl. I have set up pf to do nat and filtering.
> It's not a firewall problem.
> I'm having problems getting sendmail (from my desktp -- a client behind the
> gateway) to be eligible to send mail to the freebsd servers, particularly
> I already set my isp's smtp as smart relay in freensd.mc and did make, but now
> my FQDN hostname is not considered cosher (helo)... its desktop.homenet, a
> local name.
> How do I solve this?
I'll leave the sendmail answers to those who really understand it.
As an alternative, sendmail configurations could be avoided by using
ports/sysutils/gtk-send-pr especially if this is your only need
for sendmail. Gtk-send-pr will deliver mail to any SMTP server.
Just a thought..
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