[CentOS] sendmail question

Dan Carl danc at bluestarshows.com
Wed Oct 21 20:15:01 UTC 2009


Dan Carl wrote:
> Jerry Geis wrote:
>   
>>> My guess would be a resolving problem also.
>>> Its usually what causes sendmail to slow down.
>>> Check your /etc/hosts file
>>> Dan
>>>   
>>>     
>>>       
>> My /etc/hosts file is only has the "nameserver x.x.x.x" entry.
>>
>> the /var/log/maillog shows the entry right away when "mail" on the 
>> command line is done.
>> Again, this is mail originating on the the box and destination is on the 
>> same box.
>>
>> mailq always shows 0, even doing it repeatedly.
>>
>> the mail delivery  is delayed exactly 2 minutes.
>>
>> I have 127.0.0.1 localhost in the /etc/hosts file.
>>
>> Very odd, any thoughts?
>>
>>   
>>     
> If you don't have DNS running on the box, try adding the machine name to 
> your hosts file
> Example:
> 127.0.0.1               localhost.localdomain localhost localdomain 
> your-machine-name-here
>
>   
Sorry formatting issue
it should all be on one line

127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost localdomain your-name-here
Dan




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