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