LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security
User Name
Password
Linux - Security This forum is for all security related questions.
Questions, tips, system compromises, firewalls, etc. are all included here.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 05-10-2006, 12:38 PM   #1
manya
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Posts: 194

Rep: Reputation: 15
Sendmail problem


HI All,

I am facing one problem while configuring Sendmail on FC3.
Well my problem is whener i am doing a telnet to my MTA on port 25 and tries to send a mail, sendmail gives me error at RCPT TO: command
the error ir
rcpt to: <abc@test.com> Receipient OK (will queue)
Mail deleievery is not for foreign domain but to localdomain e.g. test.com . Both the users resides on the same domain i.e. abc@test.com and xyz@test.com

When i setup DNS and put MX record of my server it works. and i didnt get any error in /var/log/maillog

Can any one help me on this

Thanks in advance
 
Old 05-11-2006, 11:15 PM   #2
centauricw
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2005
Location: Lawrenceville GA
Distribution: Slackware, CentOS. Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Posts: 216

Rep: Reputation: 31
Have you run a test on the user address (for example):

Code:
$ sendmail -bt  [ENTER]

ADDRESS TEST MODE (ruleset 3 NOT automatically invoked)
Enter <ruleset> <address>
> 3,0 abc@test.com  [ENTER]

... diagnostic output ...
This will give you good clues as to how Sendmail will route your email for this address. Also make sure that all your local domains are included in the "local-host-names" file and that appropriate rules are in the access database.

Also, Sendmail requires DNS to be working. You don't have to have a MX record but the DNS lookups for your servers must be working. You can turn this off but compiling a new sendmail.cf file with the "nodns" feature.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sendmail problem wood Linux - General 3 10-09-2003 01:21 PM
problem processing sendmail.mc to sendmail.cf ...help... lucastic Linux - Networking 1 09-21-2003 11:08 AM
Sendmail problem: sm-client permissions problem d3funct Linux - Software 0 08-12-2003 06:00 PM
problem with sendmail sanjibgupta Linux - Newbie 4 07-28-2003 01:04 AM
Sendmail problem Catalinus Linux - Software 1 05-20-2003 09:10 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:46 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration