Identity for HELO in sendmail
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Feb 15 00:56:23 PST 2006
Malcolm Kay wrote:
> I can now send e-mails using the standard 'mail' utility
> to most destinations but apparently 'alpha.home' is still used as
> the source domain in the HELO command and as this just my
> private hostname for the machine it is not known at the
> receiving end in spite of the FEATURE(masquerade_envelope)
> which I naively expected to be applied here.
Note that the name presented in the HELO line should be resolvable
as a valid 'A' record in the DNS. It doesn't have to be anything
to do with the domain names used in the e-mail headers.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate
Kent, CT11 9PW
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