Sendmail 8.8.x looping

From: Steven D. Brewer (
Date: Thu 23 Aug 2001 - 19:08:50 UTC

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      I am using two machines to process mail. An internal machine with sendmail
    8.8.x forwards email to another sendmail 8.9.x machine on the internet and
    masquerades my domain for internal staff.
      I have installed the anomy sanitizer on the internal machine sendmail ,
    and thought I had it working quite nicely except for one problem.

      Email bound for some users from is looping. Interestingly, others are

       ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
        (expanded from: swilson@ultra2.CLEAN)

       ----- Transcript of session follows -----
    554 Too many hops 31 (30 max): from via localhost, to

      It seems that email for a user like: loops (miket is a valid user on my sun box) giving me
    the above bounce. does not loop and the email is delivered okay.

      Can anyone point me in the right direction?

      Thanks in advance.

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