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Old 05-30-2003, 07:27 PM   #1
bmh.01
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Sendmail and Hostname Change


Can someone please tell me how to change my hostname from localhost.localhost and then what settings to change in sendmail for it to work properly again under the new hostname. Redhat 9.

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Old 05-31-2003, 03:44 AM   #2
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as long as you set it correctly in /etc/hosts sendmail will always resolve the local domain ok.
 
Old 05-31-2003, 06:30 AM   #3
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So how to I actually change my hostname, and what do it put in my hosts file?, it has this in it at the moment :

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127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost
 
Old 05-31-2003, 08:48 AM   #4
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Well I set my hostname with the "hostname -v" command and added this line to my /etc/hosts file but sendmail still doesn't work, it just won't start :

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192.168.123.109 Homeserver
 
  


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