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Re: [SLE] Define root's email from address
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 21 May 2005 01:11:22 -0400
  • Message-id: <20050521051122.GA27343@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Fri, May 20, 2005 at 04:32:03PM +0200, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Friday 20 May 2005 16:25, Richard Curtis wrote:
> > I have some scripts which use the "mail" program to email a remote email
> > address.
> > The problem I am having is that the upstream mail server we send through
> > isa bouncing these mails back as undeliverable as the senders address is
> > not resolving.
> >
> > The error is similar to:
> > <root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>... Domain of sender address
> > root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx does not exist (in reply to MAIL FROM command)
> >
> > How do I setup root's senders address to be something like
> > root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ?
> > I assume it is all down to /root/.mailrc, but I am struggling to find the
> > appropriate syntax for doing this.
>
> In the mail command you can add "-r root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" to the
> parameter list.
>
> In the mailrc it looks like you should be able to do
>
> set from root@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>
> to get the same effect


Or you could open YAST2 and go into the mail settings there and do it...


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