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Old 05-22-2006, 03:38 PM   #1
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Sendmail problem???

OK here is the deal and I have NO IDEA what is happening here. I have Sendmail setup and everything is working, has been since the server was activated a few years ago. The problem I am having is addressed to is being sent to my root email on the server. I HAVE NO IDEA what is going on addressed to is rejected....Help me Obi-Wan Kinobi your my only hope...
Old 05-22-2006, 03:53 PM   #2
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Little more info

Fedora Core 4
Sendmail 8.13.6

I DO have a mail alias of mail that gets sent to root...I just did
another test and I can send an email to ANY alias
and it gets sent to root...SURELY there is a way to stop this from
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Maybe you could help me while you're on the topic of Sendmail?
Old 05-23-2006, 05:31 AM   #4
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Does /var/log/maillog show anything? Errors or whatnot?
Old 05-26-2006, 12:48 AM   #5
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Has ALL mail stopped and is now going to root?
if so, your dns could be down
restart the named daemon to fix that

also .. try 'newaliases' to reload the redirect table, in case it;s crashed
and restart Sendmail if you havent

know how to restart them?
easiest is via x, and 'services' tab .. let me know if you need more


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