[CentOS] sendmail question
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
>> 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
> 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost localdomain
Sorry formatting issue
it should all be on one line
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost localdomain your-name-here
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