On Wednesday 04 June 2008 19:35:31 Dave Burns wrote: > OP seems to have two problems: > > 1) sendmail is not configured correctly, email sent by cron jobs is > not delivered. > 2) He would like to send mail to an address which is broken, either > the domain doers not exist or DNS not working right? Could it be that > his machine has the hostname set as 'alfred' and is on the > gayleard.com network, so thinks of itself as alfred.gayleard.com, but > his ISP (gayleard?) has not set things up so that DNS can resolve that > name? > > Anyhow, logwatch may or may not be configured correctly, but the > reports will never show up until sendmail gets configured properly. > His ISP should be able to help? Mine would probably tell me to go buy > a windoze PC. > > It might be simpler to have logwatch send the reports to an external > account, like gmail or yahoo, but that still requires sendmail to work > for sending email. > I've seen threads like this before, and it always amazes me how hard it is to do under sendmail, when postfix handles it so easily. Anne
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