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Old 01-10-2005, 06:23 AM   #1
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Smile hosting and ping samba server name as well as mail server name simultaneously

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I have a linux server installed as a samba server winxp clients, in this server I have installed postfix too, I have goven name for this server as server1 and for postfix I have changed the hostname as when I try to ping the server from winxp client ping server1 is triough, but when I try ping, it's not pinging, where should I change the configuration so that I can configure smtp and pop3 server as in server look up. any postfix related configuration details are welcome.

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You need to setup a DNS server along with MX records so your network knows how to identify machines with names on your network.
Old 01-11-2005, 01:11 AM   #3
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Thanks for your reply... with this I can move one step up in my project but still I don't know what is Mx record and How I have to configure that.

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