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Old 07-26-2005, 03:14 PM   #1
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I have a query not sure how i got this to work last time. using webmin i navigated to the postfix configuration and then went into users mail boxes, then clicked to compose a message. the default it seems to set to is my username @localhost.localdomain
where has before it would default to
i tried the hostname=mail commaind but it dont seem to make a difference... i am sure i altered a sendmail or postfix file for this, and also i did something to make postfix the main MTA not sendmail, i cant remember what i did because allot of it was trail and error, ive remembered most but not some parts. if anyone can help me i would greatly appreciate it


Old 07-26-2005, 04:24 PM   #2
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The file that Webmin edited was probably /etc/postfix/ You will have to be root to edit the file manually.

Do this: open a term window as user, and issue the command 'xhost +localhost' so that other users can have GUI with your user environment. Then su to root, and start you favorite text editor from the command line. Then open the file named above. Scroll down to the bottom to see/reset the destination, MTA, or whatever else needs reseting.

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Old 07-26-2005, 06:09 PM   #3
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can someone refresh my memory, there was a file i edited which i had to put my domain name into but i forgot what it was.. there were three of them im sure, main, master and something else but the one file i had to put domain name in
Old 07-27-2005, 03:48 AM   #4
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i did something last time (altered one line in a file somewhere) to make postfix my default MTA program... what did i edit?


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