Strange, guess my sendmail wasn't setup to do that, it worked fine once i
added the following line to my /etc/sendmail.cf
where mail.in.freei.net is the mail server for my isp, thanks for the info
On Sun, 28 Nov 1999, Sean wrote:
> Brian Parris wrote:
> > I am able to dns www.linux.ie but the dns lookup always fails for
> > linux.ie, so how am i able to e-mail ilug at linux.ie if the address can't be
> > resolved?
>> the mailer (sendmail/qmail/exim/whatever) will find the MX record for
> So 'linux.ie' doesn't point to an IP, but rather to a record that
> will point to
> an IP (or should)
>> try: nslookup -q=mx linux.ie
> It'll give info on the 'MX' (mail) records of dns.
> for more info check out the dig command.
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