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Old 06-20-2003, 04:41 PM   #1
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Sendmail not sending emails, errorlog


I just reinstalled it and now I cant send emails :/


I tried sending a email to pshamilov@yahoo.com from my box and this is the errorlog

Code:
Jun 20 16:35:20 localhost sendmail[31459]: My unqualified host name (Apophis) unknown; sleeping for retry
Jun 20 16:36:20 localhost sendmail[31459]: unable to qualify my own domain name (Apophis) -- using short name
Jun 20 16:36:20 localhost sendmail[31459]: h5KKaKNW031459: from=root@Apophis, size=983, class=0, nrcpts=1, msgid=<200306202036.h5KKaKNW031459@Apophis>, relay=root@localhost
Jun 20 16:36:20 localhost sendmail[31459]: h5KKaKNW031459: to=pshamilov@yahoo.com, ctladdr=root@Apophis (0/0), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=30218, relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection refused by [127.0.0.1]
Apophis = System host name

how do I fix this?
Thx guys
 
Old 06-20-2003, 04:43 PM   #2
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edit your /etc/hosts file so you have this, i.e.:

192.168.1.1 hostname.domainname hostname


Just change to your ip, hostname and domainname

BTW..I didn't do it here, but I tab after each entry
 
Old 06-20-2003, 04:46 PM   #3
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I think I already have that,

Code:
127.0.0.1       localhost.localdomain   localhost
192.168.0.3     Apophis
192.168.0.2     comp-paul
192.168.0.3 is the ip

edit
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ok I just changed it too

Code:
127.0.0.1       localhost.homedomain    localhost
192.168.0.3     Apophis.homedomain      Apophis
192.168.0.5     comp-paul.homedomain    comp-paul
is that good enough?

Last edited by hydro; 06-20-2003 at 04:49 PM.
 
Old 06-20-2003, 04:50 PM   #4
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it looks like all you have is your hostname there. Do you have a name like apophis.mydomain.com?
 
Old 06-20-2003, 04:50 PM   #5
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well I do have pavel.ath.cx pointing to my external ip


after the revision i get

Code:
Jun 20 16:51:50 localhost sendmail[31956]: h5KKpne9031956: from=root@Apophis.homedomain, size=360, class=0, nrcpts=1, msgid=<200306202051.h5KKpne9031956@Apophis.homedomain>, relay=root@localhost
Jun 20 16:51:50 localhost sendmail[31956]: h5KKpne9031956: to=pshamilov@yahoo.com, ctladdr=root@Apophis.homedomain (0/0), delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=30210, relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection refused by [127.0.0.1]

Last edited by hydro; 06-20-2003 at 04:52 PM.
 
Old 06-20-2003, 04:53 PM   #6
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And no, I just have a small home network, behind a router
 
Old 06-20-2003, 06:06 PM   #7
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try making it apophis.pavel.ath.cx
 
Old 06-20-2003, 06:18 PM   #8
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did that no go, I set it up to relay to my isp, but the log shows the same doest relay even though it was set up properly( I think, webmin shows the isp in its options so I guess it did)
 
Old 06-20-2003, 06:48 PM   #9
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Do you have a FQDN? You need a fully qualifed domain name for dns/mx use...
 
  


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