SUMMARY - sendmail config problem

From: Susan Thielen (
Date: Fri May 30 1997 - 10:33:52 CDT

Solution - need tabs for separators for rulesets in file

had to make sure that what separated the following were tabs

R$* $#local$:$1 # also my name

So much for cutting and pasting...

>My network is going to be changing from to
>, and I need to accommodate this in my current
> file. I've added
>R$* $#local$:$1 # also my name
>to the first ruleset, but it doesn't work. What I need sendmail
>to do now is to accept mail to the new domain as well as to the
>current domain which is I'm currently running
>SunOS 4.1.3_U1 on a Sparc 10. Is there a simple way for me to
>do this?? The error message that I get now is
>>From Fri May 9 10:46:46 1997
>>Date: Fri, 9 May 97 10:46:45 EDT
>>From: (Mail Delivery Subsystem)
>>Subject: Returned mail: Service unavailable
>> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
>>Connected to
>>>>> HELO
>><<< 553 host name configuration error
>>554 <>... Service unavailable

No one sent me the correct solution... A sendmail guru
here found it very quickly...

Thanks a lot for all the tips go to

"Marc G. Fournier" <>
"Plesha, Thomas A. (NSLC Pacific)" <>
A Space Oditty <>
Baranyai Pal <>
Claus Assmann <>
Marcelo Maraboli <>
Rich Pieri <>
bismark@alta.Jpl.Nasa.Gov (Bismark Espinoza)
jnguyen@everest.TO.HAC.COM (John Nguyen) (Reto Lichtensteiger)

Susan KJ Thielen System/Network Manager
Imaging Lab, Robarts Research Institute Phone: (519) 663-5777x4029
PO Box 5015, 100 Perth Drive Fax: (519) 663-3900
London, ON N6A 5K8 Canada E-mail:

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