Bug 129542 - Postfix determines $myhostname incorrectly
Postfix determines $myhostname incorrectly
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: postfix (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Thomas Woerner
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Reported: 2004-08-10 05:10 EDT by Andrew Novikov
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-23 08:04:09 EDT
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Description Andrew Novikov 2004-08-10 05:10:07 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I start postfix it wrongly determines the value of the
$myhostname variable as localhost.localdomain although gethostname()
returns real DNS domain name (fqdn btw). I believe the reason is that
reverce DNS record for the postfix' host points to a different name
than gethostname() returns. After disabling
postfix-hostname-fqdn.patch everything started to work as expected.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
postfix-2.1.4-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Make reverce dns record and host name different, then start postfix.

Additional info:
postfix-2.0.18-4 works OK
Comment 1 Thomas Woerner 2004-08-23 08:04:09 EDT
I think you have to fix the dns server.
Closing as "NOT A BUG".

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