FW: sendmail static host for domain
paulh at bdug.org.au
Tue May 27 08:22:18 PDT 2003
Thanks, that helped me too!
From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Dan Nelson
Sent: Tuesday, 27 May 2003 9:33 AM
To: Andrew Thomson
Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: sendmail static host for domain
In the last episode (May 27), Andrew Thomson said:
> I'm trying to route all email to a domain to another mail server on my
> local network.
> I've setup the following:
> cat /etc/mail/mailertable
> domain smtp:192.168.0.8
> What I was hoping for was that any mail to domain would be sent via the
> host mentioned.
> When I then send mail, I can see that it picks up my entry, however it
> has issues..
> May 27 11:20:51 host sm-mta: h4R1Koe0090306:
> to=<user at domain>,
> ctladdr=<www at host> (80/80), delay=00:00:01,
> xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=smtp, pri=30364, relay=192.168.0.8, dsn=5.1.2,
> stat=Host unknown (Name server: 192.168.0.8: host not found)
Put the IP in square brackets; otherwise sendmail will try to do MX
lookups on the domain named "192.168.0.8". You can put 's around
anything to force sendmail to talk directly with that host instead of
dnelson at allantgroup.com
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