How to get mail to local destinations delivered?
debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Sun Nov 11 22:30:29 UTC 2007
Chris G wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 12, 2007 at 05:40:41AM +0900, John Summerfield wrote:
>> Chris G wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 01:53:29PM +0100, Gijs wrote:
>>> sendmail knows that *local* mail is delivered to the mail spool.
>>> In fact I have found that sendmail thinks this system is called
>>> isbd.net and thus mail sent to chris at isbd.net gets put into the file
>>> /var/mail/chris by sendmail. Thus I have put:-
>>> root: chris at isbd.net
>>> at the end of /etc/aliases and all is now OK.
>>> What I *don't* quite understand is why sendmail thinks this is
>>> isbd.net and why I couldn't tell it what the system should really be
>>> called. Everything else (apache, ssh, etc.) thinks it's called
>> Given that my f8 system about as you expect, and I don't think that
>> behaviour has changed in some years, I suspect you've changed something.
>> Here's the sendmail.mc from this:
>> VERSIONID(`setup for linux')dnl
>> define(`confDEF_USER_ID', ``8:12'')dnl
>> define(`confTO_CONNECT', `1m')dnl
>> define(`confTRY_NULL_MX_LIST', `True')dnl
>> define(`confDONT_PROBE_INTERFACES', `True')dnl
>> define(`PROCMAIL_MAILER_PATH', `/usr/bin/procmail')dnl
>> define(`ALIAS_FILE', `/etc/aliases')dnl
>> define(`STATUS_FILE', `/var/log/mail/statistics')dnl
>> define(`UUCP_MAILER_MAX', `2000000')dnl
>> define(`confUSERDB_SPEC', `/etc/mail/userdb.db')dnl
>> define(`confPRIVACY_FLAGS', `authwarnings,novrfy,noexpn,restrictqrun')dnl
>> define(`confAUTH_OPTIONS', `A')dnl
>> define(`confTO_IDENT', `0')dnl
>> FEATURE(`no_default_msa', `dnl')dnl
>> FEATURE(`smrsh', `/usr/sbin/smrsh')dnl
>> FEATURE(`mailertable', `hash -o /etc/mail/mailertable.db')dnl
>> FEATURE(`virtusertable', `hash -o /etc/mail/virtusertable.db')dnl
>> FEATURE(local_procmail, `', `procmail -t -Y -a $h -d $u')dnl
>> FEATURE(`access_db', `hash -T<TMPF> -o /etc/mail/access.db')dnl
>> DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=127.0.0.1, Name=MTA')dnl
> I changed this line to be home.isbd.net instead and it didn't fix my
> problem so I changed it back.
Did you run make?
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