what is from [sic (wrong)] with this picture? -- Answer: It's Ubuntu, not FreeBSD

Gary Kline kline at thought.org
Wed Sep 29 20:24:21 UTC 2010

On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 08:13:53AM +0200, Bas Smeelen wrote:
> >> You can't have a sending domain as thought.org if the @ record for thought.org doesn't exist, IIRC.
> >>
> >> Look to your DNS for the solution, IMNSHO.
> No MX for thought.org
> It did have a SOA a minute ago, but this is gone also
> >>>
> >>> By default, postfix was installed on my ubuntu desktop.  I am not
> >>> familiar with it.  I would =like= it to be sending mail to my server
> >>> without the $HOST name instead of $HOST.$DOMAIN name.  I know there are
> >>> a bunch of us who use this kind of setup: FreeBSD for server things and
> >>> some version of linux as a desktop.
> >>>
> >>> Really, this looks like a postfix blunder.  How do I tell postfix to
> >>> rewrite th e outgoing address without the hostname?
> >>>       
> This is a postfix question.
> Modify main.cf and set myorigin I guess?
> http://www.postfix.org/documentation.html

	Yes!  changing the line in main.cf lets things get thru to my
	server cleanly, thanks for the tip.  I still don't understand
	what's wrong with my DNS files.  Hopefully, other folk on-list
	will see what's messed up.


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