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# 8  
Old 07-01-2011
I don't have any idea what could be keeping it from sending to addresses that are hosted with my isp(centurylink.net or centurytel.net). All of our business e-mails are centurytel.net addresses.

I have a small business server 2003 that I send various e-mail reports from on a nightly basis. I receive e-mail from it fine. Its from address is <sscdata.smithsadvantage.local@66-112-13-33.stat.centurytel.net>.

I hope your shoulder gets better. What do you use to keep up with your home finances?

Jake
# 9  
Old 07-01-2011
I have a really bad BofA free product MYM, but I want to port my data to GnuCash, which looks great!

That's a lot of stuff on top of the domain, so maybe it depends on host dns. Email headers do tell you the IP, forward name, reverse lookup name in braces of servers moving the mail. Is your resolv.conf using the same DNS server?

Some people forward all their mail to one of their servers or two, so all leaving email can he held there during outages and all email is seen coming from there. However, it is usually not that hard to get mail to leave. Just look to the right of the @ and see if it is a host or MX.

Last edited by DGPickett; 07-01-2011 at 01:11 PM..
# 10  
Old 07-01-2011
This is an e-mail to me from a company that supports an inventory program on our unix box:

Your resolv.conf seems to be working perfectly. Remember, it is used not
just for mail, but any IP address lookup. It currently says

Check local (this machine), then use this nameserver (ip.address).

The fact that I can get emails, plus the fact that you can ping external
sites *by name*, like Yahoo! Ireland, means that resolv.conf is properly
configured.

---------- Post updated at 01:49 PM ---------- Previous update was at 11:15 AM ----------

Any ideas on what might be going on here?

Thanks,

Jake
# 11  
Old 07-01-2011
OK, give me one unsendable @.......

A munged up sendmail.cf can do anything, but usually not selectively. That is where sendmail -bt comes in.
# 12  
Old 07-01-2011
fax-failures ....


at
...

smithssc.com


Sorry, trying to prevent a robot from swiping my address for spam.




another one is.


sales


at

..

outdoor-equipment-parts.com
# 13  
Old 07-01-2011
Here is my nslookup mx and traceroute to deliver this mail. I sent to rejectme@smithssc.com and it rejected quite nicely for id. What do you get?
Code:
      This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.       

Delivery to the following recipients was aborted after 1  second(s):

  * rejectme@smithssc.com



Final-recipient:  rfc822; rejectme@smithssc.com
Action: failed
Status:  5.1.1
Diagnostic-Code: smtp;  550 5.1.1 <rejectme@smithssc.com>... User  unknown
Last-attempt-Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 19:53:02 +0000

---
Header:
   ID=10024, QR=Response, Opcode=QUERY, RCODE=NO ERROR
   Authoritative Answer=No, Truncation=No
   Recursion Desired=Yes, Recursion Available=Yes
   QDCOUNT=1, ANCOUNT=2, NSCOUNT=0, ARCOUNT=0
Question:
   Name=smithssc.com, QTYPE=MX, QCLASS=1
Answer Section:
- Name=smithssc.com
    Type=MX, Class=1, TTL=86400 (1 Day), RDLENGTH=23
    Preference=10, Mail Exchange=mail.centurytel.net
- Name=smithssc.com
    Type=MX, Class=1, TTL=86400 (1 Day), RDLENGTH=14
    Preference=20, Mail Exchange=fallback2.centurytel.net
---
TraceRoute - Friday, July 01, 2011 16:01:09
Generated by CyberKit Version 2.5
Copyright  1996-2000 by Luc Neijens

Address: mail.centurytel.net
Number of Packets: 1
Packet size: 64
Trace Hop 1 through 60
Timeout: 5
Resolve Addresses: Yes
Don't Fragment: No

#1 Unavailable (192.168.2.1): TTL Exceeded, ttl=64, 0 ms
#2 Unavailable (174.57.192.1): TTL Exceeded, ttl=254, 31 ms
#3 xe-2-0-0-0-sur01.vineland.nj.panjde.comcast.net (68.85.76.213): TTL Exceeded, ttl=252, 0 ms
#4 xe-4-0-2-0-ar03.audubon.nj.panjde.comcast.net (68.85.63.73): TTL Exceeded, ttl=251, 15 ms
#5 pos-3-7-0-0-cr01.ashburn.va.ibone.comcast.net (68.86.95.149): TTL Exceeded, ttl=251, 15 ms
#6 xe-10-0-0.edge2.Washington12.Level3.net (4.26.6.1): TTL Exceeded, ttl=249, 15 ms
#7 vlan52.ebr2.Washington12.Level3.net (4.69.146.222): TTL Exceeded, ttl=58, 16 ms
#8 ae-5-5.ebr2.Washington1.Level3.net (4.69.143.221): TTL Exceeded, ttl=57, 31 ms
#9 ae-92-92.csw4.Washington1.Level3.net (4.69.134.158): TTL Exceeded, ttl=56, 16 ms
#10 ae-4-90.edge1.Washington4.Level3.net (4.69.149.207): TTL Exceeded, ttl=245, 16 ms
#11 qwest-level3-xe.washington4.Level3.net (4.68.63.82): TTL Exceeded, ttl=247, 15 ms
#12 No response (): , ttl=,  ms
#13 Unavailable (65.120.142.14): TTL Exceeded, ttl=244, 47 ms
#14 bb-dllstx37-jx9-01-ae0.core.centurytel.net (206.51.69.57): TTL Exceeded, ttl=244, 62 ms
#15 bb-shptlayo-jx9-01-xe-1-1-0.core.centurytel.net (206.51.69.34): TTL Exceeded, ttl=243, 62 ms
#16 bb-shpt-jp-01-ae1.core.lightcore.net (206.51.69.102): TTL Exceeded, ttl=241, 63 ms
#17 CTEL-Monroe.core.centurytel.net (204.9.126.14): TTL Exceeded, ttl=240, 62 ms
#18 e-1-2.mx.centurytel.net (69.179.217.11): TTL Exceeded, ttl=49, 62 ms
#19 ge0-1-rt-sec.mx.centurytel.net (69.179.217.2): TTL Exceeded, ttl=239, 63 ms
#20 r2d2.centurytel.net (209.142.136.105): Echo Reply, ttl=47, 62 ms

Statistics: Out 20, in 19, loss 5%, times (min/avg/max) 15/34/63 ms

PS: It'd be wimping out to put the mailer ip in /etc/hosts for the domain as host.
# 14  
Old 07-01-2011
What do I put into the command line to get what you got?
 
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