sendmail newbie question

Steve Bertrand iaccounts at
Sat Nov 29 17:20:12 PST 2003

> Woops.... heh heh heh
> At 06:33 PM 11/29/2003, Steve Bertrand wrote:
> >What command are you using to send the mail?
> FreeB sendmail Marty at SwamiSalami
> Hello there
> [dot]
> FreeB mail
> Mail version 8.1 6/6/93.  Type ? for help.
> "/var/mail/Marty": 0 messages
> & q
> FreeB
> >Are you sending to an actual domain on the box?
> Huh? (warned you I didn't know my shirt from my socks). I have a root acct 
> and user acct (Marty) and the /etc/hosts file has defined my ip as 
> SwamiSalami. The root account does get its mail, but attempts to send mail 
> to Marty fail.
> >Depending on how you are sending mail, you may need to set up local-hosts 
> >and relay-domains files. Let us know your
> >mileage.
> I won't even try to answer, will just make me sound even more foolish.

Are there any clues in /var/log/maillog? Paste the information from that
log file here for review.



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