mx records

Jonathan McDowell noodles at
Thu Mar 29 16:42:37 BST 2001

On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 04:32:49PM +0100, David Richards wrote:

>    I have one machine connected to the net. It is running http/dns/sendmail
> etc..  I am trying to get the mail to work
> I have the domain and when i try sending an email to the user i
> get 
> ----- Transcript of session follows -----
> 554 5.0.0 MX list for points back to
> 554 5.3.5 <davidr at>... Local configuration error
> I have the mx set to darkworld.skyforge as it is the name of the machine.
> should there be an mx record as i have tried many differnt ones and alway
> get the same error.
> any ideas?

Have you told sendmail to expect mail for (With a
"" in OTTOMH)


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