From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Mon 19 Aug 2002 - 05:20:58 BST
On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 07:52:53PM -0700, Roderick A. Anderson wrote:
> Several days ago I asked the linuxconf list for some help with _really_
> strange sendmail behavior while using vservers. I discovered the solution
> but don't have a clue why it is working the way it is.
hmm the linuxconf list, with vserver sendmail problems?
> What is comes down to is I have to add a 'mail.' CNAME for the domain
> pointing to the actual host that is entered as the MX record for the
> domain to be able to send mail from the main server to the domain in the
> vserver. The normal "don't use CNAMEs for MX records" applies when
> sending mail from other systems to the domain.
sounds like treating symtoms, not curing the disease ...
> This make any sense? Well it now works so I'm happy. I jsut hope when I
> upgrade the vserver kernel and its networking friends it still works.
can you give an example of your DNS configurations
(working/non-working) and a mailtrace/log from sendmail?