[CentOS] sendmail config problem

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Sun May 21 02:05:46 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-05-20 at 16:13, Paul R. Ganci wrote:
> Recently my wife received an Email addressed from jdavidson4 at home.com. 
> When she tried to reply to the original message her reply bounced with
> ----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
> <jdavidson4 at home.com>
>    (reason: 553 5.3.5 system config error)
>   ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> 553 5.3.5 home.com.nurdog.com. config error: mail loops back to me (MX 
> problem?)
> 554 5.3.5 Local configuration error

You appear to have a wild-card mx for *.nurdog.com but aren't
set up to handle all the possible names.   What should happen
even if you add your domain to the unresolvable one is that
you would still get a 'host not found' from the dns lookup.

  Les Mikesell
   lesmikesell at gmail.com

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