I am trying to setup a mail server that accepts mail similar to the
text below. I have not setup a DNS yet, but I am trying a Dynamic DNS
mail server. If this is not too much could someone tell me exactly what
needs to be done. I am using RedHat6.2.
I've tried some configurations, but when I send mail to an account on
the server, I've gotten the following messages.
Reporting-MTA: dns; bucky.e*.com
Arrival-Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 20:06:52 -0800
Received-From-MTA: dns; knuckles.e*.com (22.214.171.124)
Remote-MTA: dns; mail.andor.tzo.com (126.96.36.199)
Diagnostic-Code: smtp; 551 we do not relay
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553 mail.andor.tzo.com. config error: mail loops back to me (MX
Reporting-MTA: dns; d226-78-210.home.cgocable.net
Received-From-MTA: DNS; fortune-rwcmta.e*.com
Arrival-Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2000 16:33:35 -0500
Remote-MTA: DNS; mail.andor.tzo.com
Last-Attempt-Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2000 16:33:40 -0500
> Hi there,
> > > I just installed redhat 7.0 and I'm now trying to install a pop3
> > > The xinetd script for the pop3 server is by default disabled. If I
> > > enable it, or run it manually, it will start fine. However, I
> > > cannot receive mail from other computers. I cannot find any
> > > configuration files or any programs to set it up. Also, I cannot
> > > any howtos or documentations to set it up. Any of you know what
> > > doing wrong or know of any good documentation or sites that could
> > > me out?
> > I'm using RH7 as well.
> > First of all, the pop3 server is just for the retrieval of mail
> > already been received by the system. It sounds like you are having
> > trouble configuring your smtp server (sendmail, by default).
> > Sounds like you want your computer to be a mail server and accept
> > for a domain that you have? If so, here are the general steps you
> > to take:
> > 1. Alter your domain's DNS zone info so that the MX record (mail
> > exchanger) points to your computer running linux
> Do I need to have DNS setup? At the moment, I don't have a DNS setup,
> but if that's what I got to do, then I'll do it.
> > 2. Make sure sendmail is running on your machine.
> I've been able to send mail to the outside world fine.
> > 3. Edit /etc/mail/local-host-names and enter the name of the domain
> > machine will be accepting mail for
> I'll try that. Thanks alot!!
> I've had the same problem setting up imap. Will this also work for
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