Re: Virtual hosting help
- On Thursday, June 29, 2006 at 19:58 CEST,
Jim John <jimjohnlists@...> wrote:
> Hi. I do not have a host so I have to use a virtual host.And what does that mean? Judging by this confused statement and your
actual configuration, you don't seem to have a firm grasp of what
virtual host means in this context.
> I have set up postfix following the simple gentoo wiki guideLogs and "postconf -n" (not "postconf -m") is required information.
> and I am able to telnet into my box using my virtual host name. But I
> cannot email any users such as root from outside. Here's my info
Anyway, your DNS is screwed up.
$ dig +short mx jjemail.homelinux.com
Okay, no MX record. That's fine. What about an A record?
$ dig +short a jjemail.homelinux.com
Oops. The IP address published in DNS must, of course, be a public IP
address that is accessible to the outside world.