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Re: [SLE] postfix unable to find e.g. hotmail.com
  • From: Ciro Iriarte <cyruspy@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 00:26:29 -0400
  • Message-id: <a998a01405061321265de6b520@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
2005/6/13, peter thesing <peter43@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Jeffrey L. Taylor wrote:
>
> >Quoting peter thesing <peter43@xxxxxxxxx>:
> >
> >
> >>Hi
> >>
> >>Thru the tutorial i have setup webcyradmin, postfix and Cyrus as mail
> >>components. Without any problem i can send emails to the defined users
> >>in the domains i have specified in webcyradmin. However if i want to
> >>send an email to my hotmail account i get the following entry in the
> >>mail log.
> >>Jun 12 13:08:28 peter postfix/qmgr[27116]: EB2F255BE8:
> >>from=<peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, size=575, nrcpt=1 (queue active)
> >>Jun 12 13:08:28 peter postfix/smtp[27202]: EB2F255BE8:
> >>to=<peterthesing@xxxxxxxxxxx>, relay=none, delay=1, status=deferred
> >>(Host or domain name not found. Name service error for name=hotmail.com
> >>type=MX: Host not found, try again)
> >>Jun 12 13:08:28 peter postfix/smtpd[27175]: disconnect from
> >>celeron.prive.web[10.0.0.157]
> >>
> >>and the mail is not delivered
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Postfix does not deal with the main address, only the Mail eXchangher
> >(MX) addresses, so the relevant queries are:
> >
> >host -t mx hotmail.com
> >
> >dig hotmail.com mx
> >
> >HTH,
> > Jeffrey
> >
> >
> >
> peter:/etc/postfix # host -t mx hotmail.com
> Host hotmail.com not found: 4(NOTIMP)
>
> http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1035.html
>
> ok thank for your reply
>
> DNS is not working properly i suppose
>
> How do i solve this one
>
> Thanks
>
> Peter
>
>
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Check /etc/resolv.conf, example:

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nameserver a.b.c.d <----- ip address
nameserver e.f.g.h <----- ip address
search your.domain
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Ciro

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