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kcals 06-01-2006 02:05 AM

Fresh install sendmail problems
Hello everyone.
I am always encounter the same problem when I reinstall Slackware.
Sendmail wont receive emails back.It could send emails but when I reply to them or if I send new ones to a user in my box sendmail wont pick them up.
I know there is a solution out there to fix this but I am stupid enough to not document it so I run always to same dead end.
I get this error in in maillog:

Jun 1 00:04:57 robotron sm-mta[4142]: k5174vZ0004140: to=<>, ctladdr=<atrant@robotron> (1000/100), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=esmtp, pri=120415, [myipaddress], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection refused by

Please help

kcals 06-01-2006 02:31 PM

Nevermind I fixed the problem.The trouble is in the hosts file.It justs appends the hostname before the domain name, so if you take host name off then it works just fine.

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