Strange Messages

Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Operating Systems Solaris Strange Messages
# 1  
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


# 2  

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

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


add your FQDN to /etc/inet/hosts


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

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
Login or Register for Dates, Times and to Reply

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:
Advanced Search

Test Your Knowledge in Computers #851
Difficulty: Medium
Angular is a TypeScript-based open-source web application framework.
True or False?

10 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Shell Programming and Scripting

Strange result

Hi, I have following codes which looks ok: $ string1="123456789 abc2" $ string2="abc" $ position_of_string2=`expr index "$string1" "$string2"` $ echo $position_of_string2 $ 11however, when string2="abc2", it gives me the following result: $ string1="123456789 abc2" $... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: littlewenwen
5 Replies

2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Strange Error

I am receiving an error when i type the command dmesg sudo: sysmon : pam_authenticate: Conversation failure ; TTY=unknown ; PWD=/export/home/sysmon ; USER=root ; COMMAND=/opt/scripts/cronmgmt/synch_crontab.ksh Whats it about and how can I remove it ? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Junaid Subhani
1 Replies

3. IP Networking

strange packages!

I am in a LAN with 10 hosts, but only my PC ( and is on. The ip of the router is But I am capturing strange packages. There are many public IPs is sending to port 11935 of But does'nt exist in my LAN, so it does'nt reply any... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: vistastar
2 Replies

4. AIX

strange on directory

I have two aix 5.3 server A and B, if I list files on server A: ls -l /x/y/* /x/y/1.out /x/y/2.out If I use ssh from server B to list: ssh A ls -l /x/y/* /x/y/3.out not found /x/y/4.out not found /x/y/1.out /x/y/2.out From server A, /x/y/3.out and /x/y/4.out looks like don't... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rainbow_bean
1 Replies

5. Shell Programming and Scripting

Strange one (likely something simple...)

Right folks... this is probably something simple that I'm missing as it's early, but can anyone tell me what's going on here: The Script: cougar:/usr/hxscripts>vi ~/test.ksh "/usr/home/branch/users/tech/test.ksh" #!/bin/ksh LOGDIR=/usr/hxscripts/LOGS/logmeoff/ # Logging directory,... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: alexop
6 Replies

6. Solaris

Something strange...

Hi all, Thanks for any replies and for reading in advance. We have upgraded one of our database instances to 10g on a Solaris 8 box, anyhow the other day it started trying to ping loads of weird IP addresses that we don't use, since our systems all run on pretty similar IP's. It all behind... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: B14speedfreak
0 Replies

7. AIX

Strange ls results..

Multipart question.. Can anybody explain why this happens : -rw-rw-r-- 1 fnsw fnusr 1531061 Feb 13 21:45 filename1.log -rw-rw-r-- 1 fnsw fnusr 1760706 Feb 10 22:10 filename2.log -rw-rw-r-- 1 fnsw fnusr 1525805 Aug 16 2005 filename3.log -rw-rw-r-- 1... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: dbridle
3 Replies

8. Shell Programming and Scripting

Strange question

Good day. I whant to put in a "readkey" function into my script. My script will be running in "real time". Basicaly I whant to add a eg. "Press X to exit" statement into my script. More or less like the read command, but I don't whant it to wait for the user to press enter. eg. Readkey. If no... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Blooper
5 Replies

9. Post Here to Contact Site Administrators and Moderators

There is something strange with my account.

Whenever I see I post, I keep on seeing "IP: Logged" on the lower left-hand corner of the post (I do not click the logged link). And when I preview a user, I get "Administrative Options" on the bottom of the page. It is just strange that all of a sudden, I get these uneeded features. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Danny_10
1 Replies

10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers


Hi All I am doing a locate <file_name> on my Redhat 7 System. I am unable to get the output. All the keep getting is: locate: this is not a vlaid slocate database: /var/lib/locate/slocate.db What des this mean? Is my system compromised? Thanks in advance. KS (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: skotapal
13 Replies

Featured Tech Videos