[lug] sendmail hell
jafo at tummy.com
Mon Jul 30 21:58:30 MDT 2001
On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 03:04:23PM -0500, John Karns wrote:
>> While qmail does do DNS lookups, it will happily use the one you use
>> when you're dialed in. There's no need to run DNS locally.
>That's interesting. It would have been nice if the qmail doc's had
>pointed this out though. If it does, I missed it.
That's not a qmail thing, it's a resolver thing. Qmail uses the resolver
to do lookups, so if you set up your /etc/resolv.conf to use your ISPs DNS
server when you dial in, qmail will use it as well.
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of the old ones. -- John Cage
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