Bug 105852 - buggy mailFrom setting
buggy mailFrom setting
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: diskcheck (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
David Lawrence
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: 109527 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2003-09-28 08:50 EDT by Adam Spiers
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:57 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-13 06:14:18 EDT
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Description Adam Spiers 2003-09-28 08:50:46 EDT
The default From: header in mails sent out by diskcheck
("Disk Usage Monitor - diskcheck") confuses the MDA (Postfix
in this case), so that the header arrives at its destination
like this:

From: Disk@my.domain.com, Usage@my.domain.com,
        Monitor@my.domain.com, -@my.domain.com,
        diskcheck@my.domain.com

(I have postfix forwarding root mail to a remote machine,
which also runs postfix.)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
diskcheck-1.4-2 and diskcheck-1.4-4.1

Suggested fix:

Change line in diskcheck to read:

    set_default(conf, 'mailFrom', '"Disk Usage Monitor" <root>')

and change lines in diskcheck.conf to read:

    # Who to identify the mail as coming from.
    #mailFrom = '"Disk Usage Monitor - diskcheck"'
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2003-12-05 06:54:39 EST
*** Bug 109527 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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