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Subject: Re: Sendmail rewriting host names
From: Dave Barr <barr @ math . psu . edu>
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 1995 10:10:48 -0400
To: bob @ hobbes . dtcc . edu (Bob Rahe)
Cc: majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: Your message of "Thu, 26 Oct 1995 16:24:22 EDT." <>
References: <>

In message <>, Bob Rahe writes:
>  I'm running majordomo on a Solaris 2.3 system running sendmail V8.6.10.
>It seems that no matter what I try to do messages being sent out from the
>list show up with the hostname rewritten.  I.e. I have set up the host to
>be known as "".  It's real name is "".

Yep.  There's your problem.  "" is a CNAME.  According
to the specs, sendmail (and any other mailer) is required to
canonicalize the hostname before processing it.  It's doing the
right thing.

If you don't want it to be rewritten, don't have be


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