Re: Mail server in loopback network (fairly common?)

From: Bill Cole (no email)
Date: Fri Sep 26 2008 - 12:14:14 EDT

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    Juan Miscaro wrote:
    > 2008/9/25 Brian Evans - Postfix List <>:
    >> The Problem the OP appears to fall into is that mail coming from outside
    >> the mynetworks is being trapped to do a "local" DNS MX/A record.
    >> It is probably pointing mail to the "" as (not
    >> uncommon).
    > It points mail for the domain to the local server's FQDN. And that
    > translates to localhost because of entries in /etc/hosts.

    Don't map your FQDN to in your hosts file. Your FQDN should
    resolve to your primary non-loopback IP address.

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