(fwd) Re: INN: domain name in message-IDs

Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Mon Aug 26 19:14:36 UTC 2002

Todd Olson <tco2 at cornell.edu> writes:
> Hi Russ

>> Yup, know that unfortunately too well from the day job.  But INN only
>> uses the domain setting if it can't do a forward and reverse lookup of
>> the local host name to fully qualify it, which should work fine on
>> Solaris.

> What happens if you have multiple network interface cards or you have
> virtual interfaces?  This can happen especially when you have migrated a
> server and are trying to fold the old IPs and names into the new server
> in the final stages of the migration.

INN will use whatever host name is returned by gethostname for the
purposes of generating message IDs.

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