:::. Sendmail & WorkAroundBrokenAAAA.
mikhailg at webanoide.org
Tue Jul 18 16:25:28 UTC 2006
I found a problem and its solution. Now I'd like someone to help me
understand a few things please.
My stock sendmail cannot send emails to a certain domain due to broken
DNS (AAAA) responses. All correspondence gets queued with a:
(Deferred: Name server: <server here>.: host name lookup failure)
Apparently, the following line in sendmail's .mc config file is sufficient:
However, this doesn't help me at all. The only workaround that does the
job is to recompile sendmail with NO_INET6=YES in /etc/make.conf. After
that, everything gets sent immediately without problems.
So my question is: why "define(`confBIND..." line doesn't get picked up
by sendmail when compiled with INET6 support?
The whole set-up is running on:
Any input on the matter would be highly appreciated.
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