OT: Invalid domain name during SMTP test

Billy A. Pumphrey bpumphrey at woodmclaw.com
Tue Sep 12 18:29:46 IST 2006

How do you fix this problem?  I really do not know even where to start
with it.  Thank you

Banner: WoodenMS2.woodmaclaw.local ESMTP Sendmail 8.13.1/8.13.1; Tue, 12
Sep 2006 12:48:02 -0400 [47 ms]  
Connect Time: 0.031 seconds - Good 
Transaction Time: 0.281 seconds - Good 
Relay Check: OK - This server is not an open relay. 
Rev DNS Check: OK - resolves to
GeoCode Info: Geocoding server is unavailable 
Session Transcript: HELO mxtoolbox.com - DIAGNOSTIC TEST - See
501 5.0.0 Invalid domain name [31 ms] 

Or at dnsreport.com

WARN Mail server host name in greeting WARNING: One or more of your
mailservers is claiming to be a host other than what it really is (the
SMTP greeting should be a 3-digit code, followed by a space or a dash,
then the host name). If your mailserver sends out E-mail using this
domain in its EHLO or HELO, your E-mail might get blocked by anti-spam
software. This is also a technical violation of RFC821 4.3 (and RFC2821
4.3.1). Note that the hostname given in the SMTP greeting should have an
A record pointing back to the same server. Note that this one test may
use a cached DNS record.

MAIL.woodmclaw.com claims to be non-existent host
220 WoodenMS2.woodmaclaw.local ESMTP Sendmail 8.13.1/8.13.1; Tue, 12 Sep
2006 12:51:21 -0400  

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