How to get send-pr/porttools working when on a cable (dsl)provider link

Clement Laforet sheepkiller at
Mon Mar 28 07:25:18 PST 2005

On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 10:49:47 +0200
Florent Thoumie <flz at> wrote:

> Danny Pansters a écrit :

> > I already set my isp's smtp as smart relay in and did make, but now 
> > my FQDN hostname is not considered cosher (helo)... its desktop.homenet, a 
> > local name.
> > 
> > How do I solve this?
> > 
> > (also...contrast this inconvenience with every non-subscribed spammer being 
> > able to spam us if she has a colo set up properly...)
> 	You might want to use ssmtp. Since you're using your ISP's smtp
> 	server to send mail, there should be no problem if you don't
> 	have a FQDN hostname.

A very simple and complicated HOWTO :)

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