Bug 10658 - Sendmail doesn't accept mail.
Summary: Sendmail doesn't accept mail.
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sendmail   
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Version: 6.2
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Florian La Roche
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Reported: 2000-04-08 14:57 UTC by jason
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-22 15:51:35 UTC
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Description jason 2000-04-08 14:57:56 UTC
Hi Guys:

I'm not the only one that's had this problem, so I'm reporting it as a bug.
When I disbale linuxconf from controlling sendmail (mailconf) to install my
own HACKs and FEATUREs, and recompile, sendmail will only accept localhost
for receiving mail.

The way I solved this problem was to manually add the following lines to
the sendmail.cf file:

Cw localhost YYY.XXX.com
Cw XXX.com

where YYY is my host name, XXX is my domain name, and add any other domains
that I do mail hosting for in the same manner. Otherwise, it won't work.


The other thing is that if I reinstall sendmail-*.rpm, the /etc/mail/access
file gets these extra lines added to it, that make sendmail crash when I
restart it.

If you need more specifics, please be sure to contact me.


Comment 1 vek 2000-05-05 13:22:59 UTC
This information would normaly go into the /etc/sendmail.cw
file, which is enabled by the Fw line in sendmail.cf


Comment 2 Florian La Roche 2000-05-22 15:18:59 UTC
can you please show the wrong lines in /etc/mail/access that are
added? Also the data from /etc/mail/{ip_allow,relay_allow,
name_allow,deny}. The wrong data is coming from one of those files...


Florian La Roche

Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 2000-05-22 15:51:59 UTC
assign to laroche

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