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Old 08-01-2004, 06:30 AM   #1
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mail problem


Hi,

I have a sendmail smtp server. The sendmail server is working fine.

But when I type the below command it doesn't work at the console, the receipent doesn't receicve any mail. I would like to know what could be the reason.

ls -l | mail -s "listing" username@domain.com


The output of /etc/hosts

# Do not remove the following line, or various programs
# that require network functionality will fail.
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost
10.220.20.x smtp.testing.com testing

The output of /etc/mail/access

# Check the /usr/share/doc/sendmail/README.cf file for a description
# of the format of this file. (search for access_db in that file)
# The /usr/share/doc/sendmail/README.cf is part of the sendmail-doc
# package.
#
# by default we allow relaying from localhost...
localhost.localdomain RELAY
localhost RELAY
127.0.0.1 RELAY
10.220.20 RELAY

Please do let me know what should I chnage in my configuration files.

Regards
 
Old 08-01-2004, 09:34 AM   #2
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RajaRC

Try adding your domain name to

/etc/mail/local-host-names

Enter it as domain.com

Restart Sendmail

Pete
 
Old 08-01-2004, 10:38 AM   #3
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I have tried this also, but still it doesn't work. Any other things I need to check, pls let me know.

Regards,
 
Old 08-01-2004, 10:54 AM   #4
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Is Sendmail listening on all interfaces ?

This line in Sendmail.mc should look like this

dnl # DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=127.0.0.1, Name=MTA')dnl

You may have modified it, to make Sendmail listen on all interfaces just add dnl as above

Is this line uncommented

LOCAL_DOMAIN(`localhost.localdomain')dnl

In this case you should remove dnl

If you modify this file don't forget to remake /etc/mail/sendmail.cf as per instructions, restart Sendmail

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Old 08-01-2004, 11:29 AM   #5
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Not the sendmail is listening only on one interface

The entry in my sendmail.mc file -

DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=10.220.20.x, Name=MTA')dnl


LOCAL_DOMAIN(`localhost.localdomain')dnl

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Old 08-01-2004, 11:48 AM   #6
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I know this probably sounds wrong but put dnl in front of the line like this

dnl DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=10.220.20.x, Name=MTA')dnl

Sendmail will then listen on all available interfaces, you should then be able to send mail from the command line

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Old 08-02-2004, 01:02 AM   #7
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I will try this and then I will revert, if again I face the same problem.

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