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Re: F9 - sendmail won't send on startup?



On Sun, 2008-06-22 at 11:32 -0700, Knute Johnson wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-06-22 at 11:17 -0700, Knute Johnson wrote:
> >> I've got two installations of F9 running, one x86_64 and the other i386. 
> >>   They both fail to send email initially but if I restart sendmail they 
> >> send fine after that.  I'm using thunderbird and have it configured to 
> >> use the local sendmail for sending.  The only thing I've modified in my 
> >> sendmail.mc file is the masquerading.  Any ideas where to start looking?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> knute...
> >>
> >> Jun 22 11:09:54 localhost sendmail[2107]: alias database /etc/aliases 
> >> rebuilt by root
> >> Jun 22 11:09:54 localhost sendmail[2107]: /etc/aliases: 77 aliases, 
> >> longest 10 bytes, 774 bytes total
> >> Jun 22 11:09:54 localhost sendmail[2112]: starting daemon (8.14.2): 
> >> SMTP+queueing 01:00:00
> >> Jun 22 11:09:54 localhost sendmail[2112]: STARTTLS: ServerCertFile missing
> >> Jun 22 11:09:54 localhost sendmail[2112]: started as: /usr/sbin/sendmail 
> >> -bd -q1h
> >> Jun 22 11:09:54 localhost sm-msp-queue[2121]: starting daemon (8.14.2): 
> >> queueing 01:00:00
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: NOQUEUE: connect from 
> >> localhost.localdomain [127.0.0.1]
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: AUTH: available mech=CRAM-MD5 
> >> PLAIN ANONYMOUS DIGEST-MD5 LOGIN, allowed mech=EXTERNAL GSSAPI 
> >> KERBEROS_V4 DIGEST-MD5 CRAM-MD5
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: Milter: no 
> >> active filter
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 220 
> >> localhost.localdomain ESMTP Sendmail 8.14.2/8.14.2; Sun, 22 Jun 2008 
> >> 11:10:43 -0700
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: <-- EHLO 
> >> [127.0.0.1]
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 
> >> 250-localhost.localdomain Hello localhost.localdomain [127.0.0.1], 
> >> pleased to meet you
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 
> >> 250-ENHANCEDSTATUSCODES
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 250-PIPELINING
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 250-8BITMIME
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 250-SIZE
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 250-DSN
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 250-ETRN
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 250-AUTH 
> >> DIGEST-MD5 CRAM-MD5
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 250-DELIVERBY
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 250 HELP
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: <-- MAIL 
> >> FROM:<linux www knutejohnson com> SIZE=427
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 451 
> >> www.knutejohnson.com: Name server timeout
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 050 
> >> <linux www knutejohnson com>... Transient parse error -- message queued 
> >> for future delivery
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 451 
> >> www.knutejohnson.com: Name server timeout
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 451 
> >> www.knutejohnson.com: Name server timeout
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 451 
> >> www.knutejohnson.com: Name server timeout
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 451 4.1.8 
> >> Domain of sender address linux www knutejohnson com does not resolve
> >> Jun 22 11:10:43 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: 
> >> ruleset=check_mail, arg1=<linux www knutejohnson com>, 
> >> relay=localhost.localdomain [127.0.0.1], reject=451 4.1.8 Domain of 
> >> sender address linux www knutejohnson com does not resolve
> >> Jun 22 11:10:56 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: <-- QUIT
> >> Jun 22 11:10:56 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: --- 221 2.0.0 
> >> localhost.localdomain closing connection
> >> Jun 22 11:10:56 localhost sendmail[2664]: m5MIAhEW002664: 
> >> from=<linux www knutejohnson com>, size=427, class=0, nrcpts=0, 
> >> proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA, relay=localhost.localdomain [127.0.0.1]
> > ----
> > is sendmail set to start on boot?
> 
> Yes.  That's why I included the log that shows the start of sendmail.
> 
> > chkconfig --list sendmail # to review which runlevels it starts on
> > chkconfig sendmail on # to have it start on boot
> 
> The log above shows it is running but;
> 
> [root knute knute]# /sbin/chkconfig --list | grep sendmail
> sendmail       	0:off	1:off	2:on	3:on	4:on	5:on	6:off
> 
> > it does appear that you've got a DNS issue too...'sender address of
> > www.knutejohnson.com does not resolve' is a problem as I see it.
> 
> When the computer first starts.  After I restart sendmail it doesn't 
> have a problem any more.  This mail was sent from one of the computers 
> with the problem.
----
I would think that sendmail starts after named starts but perhaps not.

Try setting a manual entry for www.knutejohnson.com in /etc/hosts

Craig


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