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Strange Messages

Dear Solarizer,


Every time i log in to the sheel i always got this messages,
How to stop this messgaes permanently.

tpx@plood/export/home/[165] $ Jul 29 11:35:00 plood sendmail[1325]: unable to qualify my own domain name (plood) -- using short name
Jul 29 11:35:00 plood sendmail[1325]: [ID 702911 mail.alert] unable to qualify my own domain name (plood) -- using short name
Jul 29 11:35:00 plood sendmail[1480]: My unqualified host name (plood) unknown; sleeping for retry
Jul 29 11:36:00 plood sendmail[1480]: unable to qualify my own domain name (plood) -- using short name



Regards,


tpx
# 2  
Solarizer??

Are you logging in on the system console, or remotely?

What is the output of ps -ef | grep [s]endmail?
# 3  
svcadm disable sendmail

or

add your FQDN to /etc/inet/hosts

ex: plood.domain.int

There's a way to disable this error in sendmail, but being security minded I quit using sendmail a long time ago and don't remember the option in sendmail.cf


PS: if you *read* the error messages instead of just acknowledging that there was an error that usually helps troubleshooting Smilie
# 4  
No need to disable sendmail..
just add hostname. in the hosts file
eg:
cat /etc/hosts
10.10.120.23 ABCSERVER ABCSERVER. ABCSERVER.DOMAIN.COM
YOU WOULD NOT SEE THOSE ERRORS ANYMORE
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