novice problems with bind named and sendmail

Harry Putnam reader at
Sat Feb 4 15:14:34 UTC 2006

Mark Andrews <Mark_Andrews at> writes:

>> Can you be a little more specific?
> 	Feb 3 18:08:24 localhost sm-mta[23566]:
> 	You named your machine "localhost".  That is unless
> 	syslogd is reporting the wrong name,

Ok thanks, I see your point now.  I mentioned this in the original
post that started this thread.  That sendmail thinks its running on a
host named `localhost'.  I don't know why and mentioned it as being
part of this problem.

I thought it was my bind setup that was doing that.

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