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Re: [vox-tech] Hosts vs Sendmail Errors
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Re: [vox-tech] Hosts vs Sendmail Errors



--- Jim Angstadt <jimajima9@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> --- 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

Hi All,

Jeff's solution works great.  No delay while
sendmail starts on bootup.  No error messages in
/var/log/maillog.

On my Red Hat 7.2 and 8.0 systems, I created the
file /etc/networks rather that adding to it.

Thanks again Jeff.

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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