Re: Can't Deliver
- Your tip led me to disable_dns_lookups, which I turned off, since this is a local-mail-only service. It then brought me to the "loops back to myself" problem, solved by adding $myhostname.$mydomain to mydestination.
2009/8/27 Victor Duchovni <Victor.Duchovni@...>On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 02:16:52PM -0500, /dev/rob0 wrote:See also:
> > Aug 27 14:56:24 host postfix/smtp: CF53F140C059:
> > to=<root@...>, relay=none, delay=0, status=bounced (Host
> > or domain name not found. Name service error for name=host.domain
> > type=A: Host not found)
> > Aug 27 14:56:24 host postfix/qmgr: CF53F140C059: removed
> > It looks like postfix is trying to lookup host.domain through DNS
> > instead of reading my /etc/hosts file, which looks like:
> Correct. Mail routing is done by means of DNS lookups.
in general, it is best to have all SMTP server IP addresses in DNS.
You could also use "smtp:[ip.a.dd.r]" in the transport table...
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