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Re: Logwatch report on another machine?



On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 09:05 -1000, Dave Burns wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 8:52 AM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard eircom net> wrote:
> > I realize that these names are not known to the real world.
> > But I imagine that there must be some way of sending email
> > from one machine on a LAN to another
> 
> I can think of four ways, there could be more:
> * use 'real' DNS
> * make your own DNS server locally
> * put name in /etc/hosts
> * use raw IP number
> 
> /etc/hosts is easy, but will break whenever the IP numbers change.
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unless I am missing something here, mail will still not work because it
will still query for a MX record for the domain and thus /etc/hosts is
not suitable for mail handling

Craig


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