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bradyc 10-23-2003 01:11 PM

sendmail error
 
I'm getting this error when I try to send a test hotmail email through my mailserver using sendmail.


The original message was received at Thu, 23 Oct 2003 11:41:37 -0600
from sea2-f19.sea2.hotmail.com [207.68.165.19]

----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
<bradyc@atloads.com>

----- Transcript of session follows -----
554 5.0.0 MX list for atloads.com. points back to dns1.atloads.com
554 5.3.5 Local configuration error


Reporting-MTA: dns; dns1.atloads.com
Received-From-MTA: DNS; sea2-f19.sea2.hotmail.com
Arrival-Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 11:41:37 -0600

Final-Recipient: RFC822; bradyc@atloads.com
Action: failed
Status: 5.5.0
Remote-MTA: DNS; atloads.com
Last-Attempt-Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 11:41:37 -0600


can onyone point me in the right direction on how to get this working is? is there any good howto's out there or docs? should I be using sendmail?

david_ross 10-23-2003 02:20 PM

Your MX record points at an IP address. AFAIK you need to point it at an A record then point the A record at your IP address.

bradyc 10-23-2003 02:31 PM

local domains
 
it turns out that I needed to add atloads.com to the local domains in webmin the only porblem is I know this worked I just don't know why... do you know what that is or what file it updates? thanks for your help...


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