tao.thought.org is back.....
kline at tao.thought.org
Thu Oct 19 00:15:16 UTC 2006
On Thu, Oct 19, 2006 at 12:57:08AM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2006-10-18 14:12, Gary Kline <kline at tao.thought.org> wrote:
> > This is only for sendmail *wizards* out there. It took me two
> > hours of messing round with the /etc/mail/* files on ns1|sage
> > before I just gave up. After I rebooted both servers to get mail
> > to default to tao.
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> > My one question is given that mail defaults to my
> > ns1.thought.org, HOW can I get it to go to (say) zen.thought.org,
> > or to tao.thought.org? or to ethos.thought.org? OR what
> > re-initialization do I have to do? other than a shutdown -r
> > now??
> > I thought I had this down cold, but nope.....
> > gary
> > PS: Mail from my magnesium.net account mailed explicitedly to
> > kline at sage.thought.org, kline at ethos.thought.org,
> > kline at zen.thought.org, or kline at tao.thought.org---in other
> > words, using the FQDN-- gets to which ever server. But how
> > do I make "kline at thought.org" reach a specific server??
> > PS: Apologizes if this seems like an obscure question; it IS....
> By setting the "MX" records for `thought.org' up so that the one with
> the lowest value of them all points to that specific server.
> This should be configured in the name-server which hosts the DNS zone
> for `thought.org'.
This would work [or ought to!]; right now, all my mail echange
entries are equi-valued at 50. But this seems like a back door
way of dealing with sendmail. I'm the first to admit that it's a
less tha optimal suite, obscure beyond words, (etc). But I'd
like to understand how to resolve this problem with senmail....
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public service Unix
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