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Old 03-15-2007, 05:15 PM   #1
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postfix unable to send mail. log posted

Im trying to install postfix but still unable to successfully send mail as i am getting error messages that i believe i fixed but i keep getting them. When i try to send an email, i use pine. the tail of the log file /var/log/mailog is:

Mar 15 14:11:19 yebat-box postfix/postfix-script: refreshing the Postfix mail system
Mar 15 14:11:19 yebat-box postfix/master[1542]: reload configuration /etc/postfix
Mar 15 14:11:19 yebat-box postfix/qmgr[1860]: 318652150B: from=<>, size=568, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
Mar 15 14:11:19 yebat-box postfix/smtp[1862]: 318652150B: to=<>, relay=none, delay=1001, delays=1001/0.02/0/0, dsn=4.4.3, status=deferred (Host or domain name not found. Name service error for type=MX: Host not found, try again)

Here is also my without all the comments:

queue_directory = /var/spool/postfix
command_directory = /usr/sbin
daemon_directory = /usr/libexec/postfix
l_owner = postfix
mydomain =
myorigin =
inet_interfaces = $myhostname
mydestination = $myhostname,, localhost
unknown_local_recipient_reject_code = 550
mynetworks_style = host
relay_domains = $mydestination
relayhost =
alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases
alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases
home_mailbox = Maildir/
mail_spool_directory = /var/spool/mail
debugger_command =
xxgdb $daemon_directory/$process_name $process_id & sleep 5
sendmail_path = /usr/sbin/sendmail
newaliases_path = /usr/bin/newaliases
mailq_path = /usr/bin/mailq
setgid_group = postdrop
html_directory = no
manpage_directory = /usr/local/man
sample_directory = /etc/postfix
readme_directory = no
myhostname =

Thanks for any help
Old 03-15-2007, 10:39 PM   #2
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Try changing
relayhost =
relayhost =


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