Sendmail setup to work with NTL broadband

Posted on 2006-03-23
Last Modified: 2013-12-27

I'm trying to setup Sendmail on Solaris10, I'm trying to send email trhough my NTL broadband connection but all I'm getting when tring to send is

mailer=relay, pri=750334,, dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Name server: host name lookup failure

Has anybody previously setup Sendmail on an NTL Broadband connection.

Many Thanks in advance.
Question by:pipseed
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    1) make sure that you have setup the DNS client correctly for your box, see
        my answer in: http:Q_21573171.html#14955803

    2) make sure that you define the mail smart host in /etc/mail/


        # "Smart" relay host (may be null)

    3) If you want to setup you box as a mailserver, you need to ask your ISP to
    create an DNS record (with MX) for your box.

    please read this Sendmail Configuration for Solaris 10:


    Have a nice weekend !
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