[CentOS] sendmail question

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 18:49:31 UTC 2009

nate wrote:
> Jerry Geis wrote:
>> How do I make this resolve faster or something. I have no way to make an
>> MX record
>> for this box. its all just local email. it never leaves the box.
> have you seen
> http://www.sendmail.org/faq/section3#3.22
> ?
> nslookup only looks at DNS. So if you are trying to resolve something
> that is in something other than DNS, nslookup won't do you any good.

But sendmail is going to ask DNS first and if DNS fails with a timeout 
instead of a quick NXDOMAIN, delivery will be slow.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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