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RE: EHLO greeting does not send FQDN
I'll just go and crawl under the 'stupid' rock for a while..
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 1997 4:02 PM
> To: Paquette, Trevor
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: EHLO greeting does not send FQDN
> > Somewhere I must have misconfigured some file..
> > EHLO/HELO is sending the following greeting
> > EHLO gate
> > I would like it to send
> > EHLO gate.mcc.net
> > Where is that set? I have set the hostname variable in
> /etc/mail.conf to
> > gate.mcc.net, but it is getting chopped for some reason(?)
> > Is there an obvious place that this can be checked?
> File: /etc/hosts
> Line like:
> 126.96.36.199 gate gate.mcc.net
> Longer story:
> You likely have system configured to use initially "hosts"
> file for IP reversal resolving, and only then to look into
> the DNS.
> In the "hosts" file the first white-space delimittered token is
> the numeric addres, the second is the canonic name, and the
> possible extra tokens are aliases.
> Often people configure things so that their host canonic
> name is not in the first field...
> Do I need to spell out the fix ?
> > --
> > Trevor Paquette | MetroNet Solutions
> > TrevorPaquette@mcc.net | 4300, 150 6th Ave SW |
> /Matti Aarnio <firstname.lastname@example.org> -- wishing you good night