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  Configuring sendmail on Jaguar
Subject:   Domain of sender address XXXXXXX@computer.local does not exist
Date:   2002-09-17 21:54:06
From:   nsowens
My root's .forward file sends mail to my username account and my .mac account. This is the error I've been getting since upgrading to Jaguar and setting up sendmail again. Does it have to do with the relaying? with the $w.local??? I'd really appreciate any help! (Let's pretend my machine is called "computer"):


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From root Tue Sep 17 23:42:59 2002
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 23:42:59 -0500 (CDT)
From: Mail Delivery Subsystem <MAILER-DAEMON>
To: XXXXXXX
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/report; report-type=delivery-status;
boundary="g8I4gxEw000892.1032324179/computer.local"
Subject: Returned mail: see transcript for details
Auto-Submitted: auto-generated (failure)


This is a MIME-encapsulated message


--g8I4gxEw000892.1032324179/computer.local


The original message was received at Tue, 17 Sep 2002 23:42:56 -0500 (CDT)
from XXXXXXX@localhost


----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
XXXXXXX@mac.com
(reason: 553 5.1.8 <XXXXXXX@computer.local>... Domain of sender address XXXXXXX@computer.local does not exist)
(expanded from: root)


----- Transcript of session follows -----
... while talking to smtp-mx.mac.com.:
>>> MAIL From:<XXXXXXX@computer.local> SIZE=33
<<< 553 5.1.8 <XXXXXXX@computer.local>... Domain of sender address XXXXXXX@computer.local does not exist
501 5.6.0 Data format error


--g8I4gxEw000892.1032324179/computer.local
Content-Type: message/delivery-status


Reporting-MTA: dns; computer.local
Arrival-Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 23:42:56 -0500 (CDT)


Final-Recipient: RFC822; root@computer.local
X-Actual-Recipient: RFC822; XXXXXXX@mac.com
Action: failed
Status: 5.1.8
Diagnostic-Code: SMTP; 553 5.1.8 <XXXXXXX@computer.local>... Domain of sender address XXXXXXX@computer.local does not exist
Last-Attempt-Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 23:42:59 -0500 (CDT)


--g8I4gxEw000892.1032324179/computer.local
Content-Type: message/rfc822


Return-Path: <XXXXXXX>
Received: (from XXXXXXX@localhost)
by computer.local (8.12.2/8.12.2) id g8I4guEx000890
for root; Tue, 17 Sep 2002 23:42:56 -0500 (CDT)
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 23:42:56 -0500 (CDT)
From: "Xxxxxxx X. Xxxxx" <XXXXXXX>
Message-Id: <200209180442.g8I4guEx000890@computer.local>
To: root
Subject: test 9


test 9


--g8I4gxEw000892.1032324179/computer.local--

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  • James Duncan Davidson photo Domain of sender address XXXXXXX@computer.local does not exist
    2002-09-24 12:13:32  James Duncan Davidson | O'Reilly AuthorO'Reilly Blogger [View]

    Yep, the problem is that other mail servers don't like the Rendevous .local names--and rightly so. This does make for a PITA for those of us using Sendmail.

    Try setting the property

    define(`confDOMAIN_NAME', `$w.domain.com')

    to your domain name