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Subject: Re: Local configuration error
From: skeeve @ skeeve . net (Skeeve Stevens)
Date: Thu, 15 Feb 1996 01:32:35 +1100 (EST)
To: sbirn @ shimon . netmedia . net . il (Steve Birnbaum)
Cc: pjohnson @ iquest . com, majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <199602141038 . MAA05231 @ shimon . netmedia . net . il> from "Steve Birnbaum" at Feb 14, 96 12:38:25 pm

You, Steve Birnbaum, said about something or other:
+> >    ----- Transcript of session follows -----
+> > 553 config error: mail loops back to me (MX problem?)
+> > 554 <majordomo @
 nova .
 foo .
 com>... Local configuration error 
+The host is being told to receive mail for that address but sendmail
+doesn't recognize that address as itself.  You have to tell it.  
+In your, add a line:
+or if you plan to have many of these, a better idea for maintenance is
+and in this file, list each such domain, one per line.
+Then just kill -HUP your sendmail daemon process and the mail will get
+accepted.  Each time you add a line to, you have to HUP the
+existing process.

Yes this is fine and dandy... but there is one problem I have found 
so far that I CANNOT fix...

What happens when that mailserver itself tries to send mail to a virtual
domain it holds.... errors...



virtual domains:

ALL mail coming to goes to gandhi... thats coooool... no probs.

Skeeve @
 skeeve .
 net (me) is list admin which is held on gandhi... 

Gandhi tries to send some email to skeeve @
 skeeve .
 net and gets that same loopback
error as before....  

Anyone understand this one?

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