RE: Sendmail Problem-Summary

From: Clarino, Joel (GXS) <>
Date: Mon Nov 18 2002 - 04:23:40 EST
Hi All,

Many thanks to those who replies, anyway i also modify the aliases but still
won't work. But anyway my system now is up but it take a long process i
reinstall everything from scratch. 


-----Original Message-----
From: Jon Godfrey []
Sent: Friday, November 15, 2002 10:54 PM
To: Clarino, Joel (GXS)
Subject: RE: Sendmail Problem

Edit your /etc/mail/aliases file and check for the "postmaster: <address>"
entry.  Change accordingly and save file.  Run the "newaliases" command


-----Original Message-----
From: Clarino, Joel (GXS)
Sent: 11/15/2002 1:39 AM
Subject: Sendmail Problem

Hi Gurus,

It's me again, can someone help me again on this problem? I want to send
mail from my unix server to internet mail. I'd copy the configuration of
other unix server that working fine the configuration such as hosts
and resolv.conf do i have missed something on my configuration? 

from my hosts file i add my Mailserver
and from my resolv.conf i append my nameserver

here's the procedure that i try to run my sendmail

#./usr/lib/sendmail -bd -q15m &

when i running the sendmail daemon i got this error.

bash-2.03# Startup Problem:
Error encountered in checking for Postmaster account.  You need to have
one single Postmaster account assigned with mail or mailAlternateAddress
as with the proper substitution for host and
Please verify the possible causes of this startup problem with absence
Postmaster or existence of multiple Postmasters in your messaging
Netscape Messaging Server Exiting!

Thanks in advance.

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