Boston Linux & Unix (BLU) Home | Calendar | Mail Lists | List Archives | Desktop SIG | Hardware Hacking SIG
Wiki | Flickr | PicasaWeb | Video | Maps & Directions | Installfests | Keysignings
Linux Cafe | Meeting Notes | Blog | Linux Links | Bling | About BLU

BLU Discuss list archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

configuring ctladdr

It's the ctladdr formatting of the host I'm using to send out my e-mail. claims that the ctladdr of is 
being rejected by their mail server. You can't send e-mail to I'm trying to override that definition 
with just The odd thing is that their server 
"Accepted the mail for delivery", but it silently dump it... If your not 
having trouble with comcast, then maybe I'll setup my host in my 
basement to relay through comcast, and then have the server from work 
relay to my server in my basement... uggg...

Jul 13 18:05:49 pds-srv02 sendmail[16098]: STARTTLS=client,, version=TLSv1/SSLv3, verify=FAIL, 
cipher=DHE-RSA-AES256-SHA, bits=256/256
Jul 13 18:05:50 pds-srv02 sendmail[16098]: l6DM5niw016096: 
to=<adler-wRvlPVLobi1/31tCrMuHxg at>, ctladdr=<daq-Qa7txTV07dCM84unVeIsq595GJ4OGMyYVpNB7YpNyf8 at> 
(1100/1100), delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:01, mailer=relay, pri=120357, [], dsn=2.0.0, stat=Sent 
(l6DM5nQD029330 Message accepted for delivery)

Matthew Gillen wrote:
> Stephen Adler wrote:
>> Guys,
>> I'm trying to setup a system to use as my mail relay, but 
>> does not like formation of the ctladdr string and I need 
>> to override it. I'm using sendmail as is the default on RHEL5. Any 
>> suggestions as how I can do this?
>> thanks. Steve.
> I'm not sure.  I don't know if this helps (or if you're already doing 
> this) but I'm using Comcast's smtp server as a relay so that certain 
> stupid domains don't block my outgoing mail.  I use this in my 
> define(`SMART_HOST', `')
> Do you know what you need to change?  Is that they don't like your 
> usernames?  Or is it just not like the formatting?
> Matt

This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.

BLU is a member of BostonUserGroups
BLU is a member of BostonUserGroups
We also thank MIT for the use of their facilities.

Valid HTML 4.01! Valid CSS!

Boston Linux & Unix /