My unqualified host name

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Tue Sep 23 19:02:43 UTC 2008

On Sep 23, 2008, at 10:13 AM, Dánielisz László wrote:
> I got the following error message on boot:
> "nyana sm-mta[803]: My unqualified host name (nyana) unknown;  
> sleeping for retry"
> Do you have any idea?

Yes, sendmail expects your machine to have working DNS and for the  
machine to have a valid FQDN.  Either set that up, or add  
sendmail_enable="NONE" to /etc/rc.conf to disable sendmail if you  
won't be using it...


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