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Old 08-29-2008, 01:26 AM   #1
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Red face sendmail start having problem


When i start the sendmail service i am getting this issue
please help to solve it.

[root@localhost mail]# service sendmail start
Starting sendmail: 554 5.0.0 /etc/mail/ line 1: unknown configuration line " #"
Old 08-29-2008, 01:42 AM   #2
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What lines you have edited in the configuration file can tell me and what command did you run.


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