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Old 11-16-2004, 05:47 AM   #1
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Problems with sendmail...

I would like to use sendmail for my forms and e-mail on my webpage.

I'm using Debian (no GUI) with apache 1.3.

I don't think it's the form that is the problem, because I can't send mail at all. All mails ($ mail sent by me as a normal user are put in dead.letter.

When running sendmailconfig (all Yes) I get this error-message:
WARNING: local host name (debian) is not qualified; fix $j in config file
When searching on this error-message I found out that my system did't have a "real" name. Debian and localhost is not "qualified".

I've tried to edit the $j in with no luck, and after running sendmailconfig (all Yes) the $j is back to default.

Q1. How do I give my system a "real name" that sendmail will accept?

Q2. If not - how do I configure sendmail so that I can send mail?

Please help!


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Please do not post the same thread in more than one forum. Picking the most relevant forum and posting it once there makes it easier for other members to help you and keeps the discussion all in one place.

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After posting the first message, I found out that my questiones perhaps was a newbie question.

That's why, and again: Sorry!

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