destination host is loopback
steve.swaney at fsl.com
Fri Aug 26 16:36:12 IST 2005
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> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK] On
> Behalf Of Greg Matthews
> Sent: Friday, August 26, 2005 11:28 AM
> To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
> Subject: destination host is loopback
> I'm getting a number of errors everyday in my logs of the sort:
> mail.eastrolog.com. config error: mail loops back to me (MX problem?)
> sure enough, if I do a DNS lookup for the above host, it resolves to
> 127.0.0.1. Is there anything I can do about this? I get about half a
> dozen different hosts like this per relay per day.
> Greg Matthews 01491 692445
> Head of UNIX/Linux, iTSS Wallingford
This is a very common sendmail problem. Checking Google for:
config error: mail loops back to me (MX problem?)
Results 1 - 10 of about 84,800 for config error: mail loops back to me (MX
problem?). (0.45 seconds)
This found link is one of many that will give you the answer:
Just a hopefully polite hint that it's sometimes quicker and easier to
Google for the error message than to post to the list :)
Have a good weekend,
Fort Systems Ltd.
stephen.swaney at fsl.com
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