[lug] Back to original - trouble with e-mail posting

John-David Childs jdc at nterprise.net
Fri May 19 15:48:50 MDT 2000

On Friday May 19, 2000, Calvin Dodge <caldodge at fpcc.net>
 had this to say about "Re: [lug] Back to original - trouble with e-mail posting":

> Wayde Allen wrote:
> > 
> > Basically, when Arnie tries posting to the BLUG list I get a bounce
> > since the list can only determine that the message is being sent
> > from the e-mail address "arnie".  Upon examining his mail headers I find
> > the line:
> > 
> >    sender:  arnie
> > 
> > which obviously is not a complete e-mail address.  The list bounces the
> > message since it only allows posts to come from subscribed e-mail
> > addresses.
> > 
> > Anyone know why we are now seeing this header line?  Where is it being
> > generated - in the mail transport agent (sendmail, etc.) or in the clients?
> I think Netscape does that by default.  You might try adding the following
> line:

Hrrm....my versions of Netscape send the complete fully-qualified domain
name in the Sender: line (i.e. jdc at myhost.mydomain.com).  I'm using the
Linux 4.72 Communicator under FreeBSD.  Is it possible that arnie's
machine doesn't have a fully qualified hostname?

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