sendmail name resolution
jekillen at prodigy.net
Mon Mar 19 23:42:11 UTC 2007
On Mar 19, 2007, at 3:17 AM, Derek Ragona wrote:
> Sendmail uses the system calls to resolve names. You need to check:
> In that file check the hosts line, this gives the order for hostname
> resolution, typically it is files then dns.
> Then you should check your /etc/hosts file to be sure that localhost
> is there and correct.
> Also check /etc/resolve.conf that you have the correct nameservers for
> dns lookups.
Thanks, I look into all your suggestions. I think I have gone through
this before but
I do not install OS's often enough to remember these details. I also
have so many
books on Unix and related subjects, networking, dns, etc etc that I
forget where to
find the answer.
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