[ALUG] Managing cron and similar E-Mails from headless systems

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Fri Feb 17 14:44:28 GMT 2017


On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 02:13:11PM +0000, Laurie Brown wrote:
> On 17/02/17 13:32, Chris Green wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 01:23:49PM +0000, Laurie Brown wrote:
> >> On 17/02/17 11:58, Chris Green wrote:
> >>> On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 11:10:33AM +0000, Laurie Brown wrote:
> >>
> [SNIP]
> 
> > Well when I did similar, e.g. I did the equivalent of:-
> > 
> >     rewriteDomain=###.convergent-ict.com
> >     hostname=###.convergent-ict.com
> > 
> > The E-Mail was rejected by the TSO smarthost saying that
> > ###.convergent-ict.com isn't a valid domain.
> 
> As Mark pointed out, you need to be able to reverse lookup that domain
> name and receive an IP address back. I manage my own DNS on my own
> servers, so no issue for me.
> 
Yes, I *could* set up a zone file to have the domain name in it (e.g.
I could set up rpi.isbd.net for the pi and bbb.isbd.net for the
Beaglebon) but it seems like a sledgehammer to crack a nut as a
solution to the problem.

-- 
Chris Green



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