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Re: [vox-tech] Hosts vs Sendmail Errors



--- Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil@dcn.davis.ca.us>
wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Apr 2003, Jim Angstadt wrote:
> 
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > Since adding these 3 lines to /etc/hosts on
> my
> > home network:
> > 
> > 192.168.0.10	pacific
> > 192.168.0.11	quietone
> > 192.168.0.2	win98
> 
> 192.168.0.10	pacific pacific.angstadt.localnet
> 192.168.0.11	quietone
> quietone.angstadt.localnet
> 192.168.0.2	win98 win98.angstadt.localnet
> 

Hi Jeff,

Thanks for the solution.  I'll do it right now.

Jim

> Then add
> 
> angstadt.localnet  192.168.0.0
> 
> to your /etc/networks file.
> 
> You might also want to have a line like
> 
>   search angstadt.localnet
> 
> in your resolv.conf file.
> 
> Then restart sendmail (something like
> "/etc/init.d/sendmail restart")
> 
> Using xxx.localnet prevents accidental external
> name lookups from
> following the dns chain (wasted resources) and
> prevents internal lookups
> from overriding external names (if you used a
> valid external network name
> like "yahoo.com" then your internal names might
> mask valid external
> names).
> 
> The delays you have been experiencing are due
> to difficulty in identifying
> a fully qualified name for either your sendmail
> machine or machines that
> are communicating with it.
> 
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