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  1. #1

    PostFix Configuration issues

    Hi ,

    I have installed linux, and postfix however while configuring the files i have the following doubts, pls help.

    1. when i do hostname on my linux box it says localhost.localdomain
    2. when i do hostname - a on my linux box it says localhost

    3. The domain which I own is

    Now In the there is a section as below which says specify your

    # The myhostname parameter specifies the internet hostname of this
    # mail system. The default is to use the fully-qualified domain name
    # from gethostname(). $myhostname is used as a default value for many
    # other configuration parameters.

    myhostname = host.domain.tld


    based on what i said above can any one let me know what has to be my answer ?

    Should it be

    myhostname = ?? or please help

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    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    Jul 2004
    Either at home or at work or down the pub
    I have a couple of questions for you.

    1. Which distro are you using?
    2. Can you post the contents of the following files (or attach)

    OK, three questions

    What does hostname -f produce
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