[rescue] Starting Postfix (was: Building Sendmail 8.13.1)Z
williams.dan at gmail.com
Sun Sep 19 12:28:59 CDT 2004
On Sun, 19 Sep 2004 10:07:15 -0700, Sheldon T. Hall <shel at cmhcsys.com> wrote:
> Dan Williams says ...
> > Check the alias part of of the main.cf there is an option there to
> > check nis maps as well.
> I'm not running NIS ...
> So I uncommented the following line in /etc/postfix/main.cf:
> alias_maps = dbm:/etc/aliases
> ... and it no longer complains about the aliases DB or tries NIS.
> It's still doing a couple of weird things, though.
> (1) If I execute
> echo "test" | mail shel
> (where "shel" is a normal user account on this box), it doesn't deliver the
> mail locally. Instead, it looks up the MX for the domain and delivers the
> mail there. I'd much prefer that this gets delivered locally, as it did
> with sendmail.
> (2) If I execute
> echo "test" | mail shel at tandem
> (where "shel" is a normal user account on this box, and the box is named
> "tandem"), and where shel's account on tandem has a .forward file directing
> that mail to "shel at rtfm" ... the mail arrives in the proper mailbox on rtfm,
> but addresses to "undisclosed recipients":
> Received: from tandem.artell.net (tandem [192.168.0.40])
> by rtfm.artell.net (8.9.1b+Sun/8.9.1b) with ESMTP id JAA08330
> for <shel at rtfm.artell.net>; Sun, 19 Sep 2004 09:49:28 -0700 (PDT)
> Received: by tandem.artell.net (Postfix)
> id CAB13C36E8; Sun, 19 Sep 2004 09:49:27 -0700 (PDT)
> Delivered-To: shel at tandem.artell.net
> Received: by tandem.artell.net (Postfix, from userid 0)
> id A7DC4C36E6; Sun, 19 Sep 2004 09:49:27 -0700 (PDT)
> Message-Id: <20040919164927.A7DC4C36E6 at tandem.artell.net>
> Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2004 09:49:27 -0700 (PDT)
> From: root at artell.net (Super-User)
> To: undisclosed-recipients: ;
> X-UIDL: 6baec67360507ad3dd30a996bff4540c
> ... which seems odd. I'd prefer that the addressee information remain
> intact. (rtfm is running sendmail, and hasn't been changed in years).
> Here are all the uncommented lines in main.cf:
> queue_directory = /var/spool/postfix
> command_directory = /usr/sbin
> daemon_directory = /usr/libexec/postfix
> mail_owner = postfix
> myorigin = $mydomain
> unknown_local_recipient_reject_code = 550
> alias_maps = dbm:/etc/aliases
> debug_peer_level = 2
> debugger_command =
> xxgdb $daemon_directory/$process_name $process_id & sleep 5
> sendmail_path = /usr/sbin/sendmail
> newaliases_path = /usr/bin/newaliases
> mailq_path = /usr/bin/mailq
> setgid_group = postdrop
> html_directory = /var/sgi_apache/server/share/htdocs/manual/postfix
> manpage_directory = /usr/local/man
> sample_directory = /etc/postfix
> readme_directory = /usr/local/bin/postfix/README
> ... and most of those got set up by the install procedure.
> Thanks for any suggestions.
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II'm not sure but try putting :
I get the same problem with undisclosed-recipients but only when I use
the mail command.
I don't get with with mutt so I didn't really worry about as I don't use mail.
I think the actual reason for this is that it puts the sender in the
bcc field and nothing in the to field.
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