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Old 07-19-2010, 11:00 PM   #1
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start mail postfix problem

# /etc/init.d/postfix start
Starting postfix: /usr/sbin/postconf: fatal: config variable inet_interfaces: host not found: localhost
/usr/sbin/postconf: fatal: config variable inet_interfaces: host not found: localhost
Hi there regarding to above error , does anyone know how to start this service properly

# cat /proc/version
Linux version 2.6.17-13mdv ( (gcc version 4.1.2 20070302 (prerelease) (4.1.2-1mdv2007.1)) #1 SMP Fri Mar 23 19:03:31 UTC 2007

Last edited by neverland; 07-19-2010 at 11:03 PM. Reason: more info.
Old 07-19-2010, 11:06 PM   #2
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It looks like your server doesn't know what localhost is. What do you get if you type ping localhost? What are the contents of /etc/hosts? You should have an entry there for: localhost.localdomain localhost

Also, make sure that you have proper resolvers in /etc/resolv.conf.



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