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Re: SpamAssassin and sm-client



On Mon Mar 10 2003 at 23:20, Arthur Chong wrote:

> About sm-client.  We checked our /etc/hosts and we are very sure
> we have this down correctly.  Since it is an internal private network for
> now, we set the hostname in /etc/sysconfig/network and in /etc/hosts.
> A ping and hostname shows that the host name is set.   Gateway is
> too, we can ping the outside world....
> 
> sm-client still freezes on startup.
> 
> Any ideas ?

sendmail *must* be able to resolve its own hostname to a local IP
address.

So in /etc/hosts do the following:

127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain	localhost hostname.domain.net hostname

That is, force resolution of the fqdn to 127.0.0.1

Otherwise, what does it say in /var/log/maillog ?

> -Arthur

Cheers
Tony





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