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Re: Could be routing problem?



On Sat, 20 Mar 2004, Roger Beever wrote:

> On Sat, 2004-03-20 at 13:08, Mark Neidorff wrote:
> > On Sat, 20 Mar 2004, Rodolfo J. Paiz wrote:
> > 
> > > At 01:41 3/20/2004, you wrote:
> > > >Info you asked for:
> > > >
> > > >1. Here is /etc/hosts:
> > > ># Do not remove the following line, or various programs
> > > ># that require network functionality will fail.
> > > >127.0.0.1       localhost.localdomain   localhost
> > > >#
> > > ># Local stuff
> > > >#
> > > >192.168.1.1     mark.neidorff.com       ja.neidorff.com
> > > >192.168.1.16    ns1.neidorff.com
> > > >192.168.1.18    mail.neidorff.com
> > > >192.168.1.3     dan.neidorff.com        dan
> > > >192.168.1.2     kids.neidorff.com       kids
> > > >192.168.1.4     merri.neidorff.com      merri
> > > >192.168.1.5     bob.neidorff.com        bob
> > > >192.168.1.6     cybergenie.neidorff.com cybergenie      CyberGenie
> > > >172.16.154.1    vmware
> > > 
> > > Try adding this to /etc/hosts:
> > > 
> > > 127.0.0.1       neidorff.com
> > > 64.36.121.2     neidorff.com
> > > 
> > > Part of your problem may be that your computer does not recognize *itself* 
> > > as neidorff.com even though the rest of the Internet does.
> > > 
> > > Just as a random suggestion, I would also change this line:
> > > 
> > > 192.168.1.1     mark.neidorff.com       ja.neidorff.com
> > > 
> > > into these two lines:
> > > 
> > > 192.168.1.1     mark.neidorff.com       mark
> > > 192.168.1.1     ja.neidorff.com         ja
> > > 
> > > Let us know if this improves anything.
> > > 
> > 
> > I implemented each of your suggestions one at a time.  Still the same
> > behavior.  (I restarted sendmail after each change, even though I knew
> > that wasn't necessary)  Each time an e-mail arrives, it still goes through
> > 26 hops (25 max) before being delivered by default.
> > 
> > Mark
> Just for clarification do all the IP addressed represent different machines?
> With the VM ware an exception.
> Also does incoming mail (from the Internet) go to mail.neidorff.com
> first?
> Regards Roger
> 

All IP addresses do represent different machines.  I am planning on 
changing mail to go to mail.neidorff.com, and I put that IP record in 
there (along with the ns1 record) to handle that.  At the moment, all mail 
goes to neidorff.com.




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