barmar at bbnplanet.com
Mon Nov 8 18:34:52 UTC 1999
In article <806bhm$m7d$1 at soap.pipex.net>,
Marc Redmile-Gordon <marc at carsplus.co.uk> wrote:
>I hope you can help me get my head above water...
>Before I tie up some other DNS & Mail issues I have to sort out trouble with
>Mails sent to us are being bounced back to the sender like this:
The MX list for the domain points to your server, but nothing in its
sendmail configuration tells it how to deliver that mail. You need to add
carsplus.co.uk to the sendmail.cw file.
>From: Mail Delivery Subsystem [mailto:MAILER-DAEMON at host.ourdomain.com ]
>Sent: Monday, November 08, 1999 10:46
>To: postmaster; sender at rhbnc.ac.uk
>Subject: Returned mail: Local configuration error
> The original message was received at Mon, 8 Nov 1999 10:45:33 GMT from
>----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
><mailaddress at ourdomain.com>
>----- Transcript of session follows -----
>554 MX list for carsplus.co.uk. points back to mailserver.ourdomain.com
>554 <mailaddress at ourdomain.com>... Local configuration error
>I have removed a masquerading entry in sendmail.cf for "mail.carsplus.co.uk"
>I don't think we need ANY reference to this server ( it used to be a pop
>account holder but now we just use sendmail and have things routed directly
>to us )
>So, mail sent to X at carsplus.co.uk is pointed to X at ourdomian.com - I don't
>see the problem ? ( I have been told by various people that there is no
>problem receiving mail at domain A addressed to people at domain B simply by
>having an mxpoint from B to A)
>( The mail server is also a dns server running named on SCO 505. )
>Where am I going wrong ?
Barry Margolin, barmar at bbnplanet.com
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