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Old 10-23-2003, 01:59 PM   #1
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Post sendmail config error...

I have set up a dns server, and I'm now trying to load sendmail on that machine to handle the incoming and outgoing mail for my domain... I'm only interested in spooling the mail so it can be accessed via pop3 or imap and for some reason this is not working I'm sure I have sendmail set up wrong but I'm not sure how if I do... when I try to send a message to myself through the server using a hotmail account I get this error.

The original message was received at Thu, 23 Oct 2003 11:41:37 -0600
from []

----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----

----- Transcript of session follows -----
554 5.0.0 MX list for points back to
554 5.3.5 Local configuration error

Reporting-MTA: dns;
Received-From-MTA: DNS;
Arrival-Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 11:41:37 -0600

Final-Recipient: RFC822;
Action: failed
Status: 5.5.0
Remote-MTA: DNS;
Last-Attempt-Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 11:41:37 -0600

can onyone point me in the right direction on how to get this working is? is there any good howto's out there or docs? should I be using sendmail?

Last edited by bradyc; 10-23-2003 at 02:03 PM.
Old 10-23-2003, 03:22 PM   #2
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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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