SUMMARY: Legato networker and sendmail

From: Bruce Shaw <>
Date: Mon Aug 08 2005 - 17:52:02 EDT
>However, when Legato Networker sends an email it bounces with:
>Aug  7 06:01:51 abyss sendmail[17417]: [ID 801593] j77C1oH17412:
>to=<>, delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=esmtp,
>pri=124266, [], dsn=5.6.0, stat=Data format
>Aug  7 06:01:51 abyss sendmail[17417]: [ID 801593] j77C1oH17412:
>j77C1pH17417: DSN: Data format error
>...which is exactly the same error message I was getting when mail
>masquerading wasn't set up correctly.

Which is because masquerading was disabled for root.

In I found the macro...


...which is "names that should be exposed as from this host, even if we

Legato (running as root) was sending out emails as root care of the local
machine and they were being sent downstream to a mail server that hated it
(hence the masquerading).  As soon as I took that entry out, everything
worked fine.

Thanks to a co-worker to spotted that root couldn't send out any mail, and
Mark Carroll who figured it was a related DNS issue.


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