Help! Mail to 'localhost' not staying local
idmc_vivr at intgdev.com
Tue Apr 3 14:40:48 UTC 2007
>Your domain is not set correctly, or you set it to athome.net. Sendmail is
>just trying to deliver the email. Normally you don't need the domain to
>send to root. As long as you have root defined in /etc/mail/aliases you
>should be able to send to just root.
>@reboot /bin/echo "reboot" |/usr/bin/mail -s "start-up at `date`" root
Thanks for the quick answer.
Unfortunately, sending to just "root" does exactly the same as "root at localhost"
I agree I proabably set something wrong *years* ago -- but it's only showing up today!!
I'm really unsure where to change what.
>At 08:34 AM 4/3/2007, V.I.Victor wrote:
>>Somthing changed -- literally overnight! Or perhaps, some old problem is
>>just showing up.
>>All my log reports, et cetera are stuck in mqueue.
>>Example -- for years, the following line has been in root's crontab:
>>(sorry if folded)
>>@reboot /bin/echo "reboot" |/usr/bin/mail -s "start-up at `date`"
>>root at localhost
>>It has worked without any problems delivering an email indicating start-up
>>Now... Well, here's some lines from the 'mqueue' file:
>>H??Received: from zebra.athome.net (localhost.athome.net [127.0.0.1])
>> by zebra.athome.net (8.13.3/8.13.3) with ESMTP id l33AFhEA000481
>> for <root at zebra.athome.net>; Tue, 3 Apr 2007 06:15:44 -0400 (EDT)
>> (envelope-from root at ld2.networksolutions.com)
>>H??Received: (from root at localhost)
>> by zebra.athome.net (8.13.3/8.13.3/Submit) id l33AFhqS000433
>> for root at localhost; Tue, 3 Apr 2007 06:15:43 -0400 (EDT)
>> (envelope-from root)
>>It seems that my local network name of "athome.net" is being "evaluated."
>> >From 'whois athome.net' --
>> Domain Name: ATHOME.NET
>> Registrar: NETWORK SOLUTIONS, LLC.
>> Whois Server: whois.networksolutions.com
>> Referral URL: http://www.networksolutions.com
>> Name Server: NS3.LAMEDELEGATION.NET
>> Name Server: NS4.LAMEDELEGATION.NET
>> Status: clientTransferProhibited
>> Updated Date: 02-apr-2007
>> Creation Date: 30-nov-1999
>> Expiration Date: 30-nov-2015
>>It's been around since 1999, but was updated yesterday.
>>I'm assuming I did something wrong years back in my 'sendmail' setup. At
>>this point, I certainly don't remember the whys & hows of what I did!
>>Could someone *please* help?
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