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Re: [SLUG] Mail/exim? error: unknown local-part "mike.lake" in domain "uts.edu.au"
On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 07:09:56PM +1000, getadog wrote:
> On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 02:52:39PM +1000, Michael Lake wrote:
> > I get the following error when I send mail internally either to others
> > or to
> > myself as in the headers below. The mail bounces with:
> > unknown local-part "mike.lake" in domain "uts.edu.au"
> It just so happens that I had a similar problem to you a few
> days ago, I'm not stalking you :)
> check your exim.conf file near the top for a line like:
> qualify_domain = uts.edu.au
> comment it out.
OK Have now done that.
> Then go down to near the bottom of the file to the REWRITE CONFIGURATION
> section and change uts.edu.au to your local host.domain, and if you
OK I find there the following:
and in email-addresses currently I have
Um my domain is chem.uts.edu.au and my machine name is say A123
would I set *@nospam.uts.edu.au instead to:
Local delivery would be to email@example.com but what about
firstname.lastname@example.org Is that local?
I'm not sure what to put in place of *@nospam.uts.edu.au
> haven't already, edit /etc/email-addresses. This step wasn't part of
> your problem, but its a good thing to do IMHO.
and would I put in email-addresses
ie exim will lookup local user mikel and use email address
> > But mainly whats the error actually mean? Should the envelope or return
> I think it will be made clear when you read the comments in the
> exim.conf file, but basically when you send mail to a local address
> (without a @nospam.host part to it), exim was adding @nospam.uts.edu.au and then
> sending it to your smart host, rather than delivering it locally.
Netscape settings are to deliver outgoing via the outgoing mail (smtp) server
At present this is not set anywhere in my exim.conf
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Michael Lake, University of Technology, Sydney
Email: Mike.Lake@nospam.uts.edu.au Ph: 02 9514 1724 Fx: 02 9514 1628
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