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Re: DNS error ?

From: Bill Preston (26913@xyz.molar.is)
Date: Thu 13 Dec 2001 - 02:43:15 UTC

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    I had this problem, I think that I added the host name to
    /etc/mail/access , then rebuilt the access.db and restarted sendmail.

    Bill
    Benoit des Ligneris wrote:

    > Hello,
    >
    > Well, I've got a problem whem sanitizing emails in-transit with anomy.
    >
    > I did many tests with an alternate name so that I changed the name of
    > the server while treating the mail, something like
    >
    > R$*<@courrier-test.baba.com>$* $#procmail
    > $@/etc/anomy.rc $:$1<@courrier.baba.com.>$2
    >
    > And all works fine !
    >
    > However, now that I'm satisfied with anomy and I would like to use it in
    > production so I changed the MX for courrier so that it point to the
    > email gateway and the recipe to :
    >
    > R$*<@courrier.baba.com>$* $#procmail
    > $@/etc/anomy.rc $:$1<@courrier.baba.com.>$2
    >
    > However, I have an error becaus the DNS says that the mail loops back to
    > myself because sendmail use the MX record for the host.
    >
    > I tried _several_ solution :
    > FEATURE(nodns) but it is no more supported
    > (sendmail 8.11.6)
    >
    > The I tried to trick sendmail by using /etc/hosts file :
    > define(`HOSTS_FILE',`/etc/hosts')
    > where I added the IP and name of courrier.baba.com
    >
    > I played with mailertable, made another mailer (*anomy*) and so on
    > but when I did so the same problem arise : infinite loop or DNS error.
    >
    > I think I misunderstood something more or less fundamental !
    >
    > Any help more than welcome.
    >
    > Thanks by advance,
    >
    > Ben
    >



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