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Sendmail setup to work with NTL broadband

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Hi,

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, relay=smtp.ntlworld.com, dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Name server: smtp.ntlworld.com: host name lookup failure

Has anybody previously setup Sendmail on an NTL Broadband connection.

Many Thanks in advance.
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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/sendmai.cf

eg:

    # "Smart" relay host (may be null)
DSyour-isp-mailhost.some-domain

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:
http://keramida.serverhive.com/weblog/archives/2005-08-09/solaris-10-sendmail-setup

and
http://www.sendmail.org/faq/
http://www.akadia.com/services/sendmail_tips.html

Have a nice weekend !

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