[wellylug] sendmail problems

Rob Giltrap rob at ubietygroup.com
Sat Aug 23 23:43:50 NZST 2003


Any reason your not using Evolution or even Mozilla Thunderbird as
opposed to Mutt?

On Sun, 2003-08-24 at 18:25, Persian wrote:
> Hi all
> 
> I have Redhat 9 and I use mutt, which I believe from a book I have that mutt
> is using sendmail. Until last week I had woody and mutt used exim.(I believe)
> 
> These are the errors I get:
> 
> (In my book it says I need to edit .mc (macros) files and then to generate new .cf files
> I need to run #make -C /etc/mail to put the changes into the .cf files.)
> 
> ----------------------------------------------- Error no.1.
> . while talking to mail.vlists.net.:
> 
> >>>> >>> MAIL From:<lyndsay at localhost.localdomain> SIZE=1258
> 
> > <<< 553 5.5.4 <lyndsay at localhost.localdomain>... Real domain name required for sender address
> > 501 5.6.0 Data format error
> > ----
> ------------------------------------------------------- Error no.2. (3 different mails sent)
> he original message was received at Mon, 18 Aug 2003 20:17:56 -1200
> from localhost.localdomain [127.0.0.1]
> 
>    ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
>    <3differentparadiseusers at paradise.net.nz>
>        (reason: 553 sorry, your envelope sender is in my badmailfrom list (#5.7.1))
>        
>           ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> 	  ... while talking to pop3.paradise.net.nz.:
> 	  
> 	  >>>>>> DATA
> 	  
> 	  <<< 553 sorry, your envelope sender is in my badmailfrom list (#5.7.1)
> 	  550 5.1.1 <all3oftheseparadiesusers at paradise.net.nz>... User unknown
> 	  <<< 503 RCPT first (#5.5.1)
> 	  
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------	  
> 	  
> All I have put so far is the line in sendmail files via the above method
>  -   define( SMART_HOST', smtp.ihug.co.nz'). 
>  This line was remarked and it had smtp.yourprovider
> 
> Can anyone help me with this?
> 
> TIA 
> 
> Persian
> (as usual, please remember I don't know anything)
-- 
Rob Giltrap <rob at ubietygroup.com>




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