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hi i have an app which requires sending any email address to sendmail to be relayed to a mailserver, when i get to the MAIL FROM part if i put MAILFROM :<user> i get sender ok and the address in the mail is user@boxname.boxdomain if I put what i need which is MAIL FROM :<anyuser@anydomain> i get the message "Domain of sender address anyuser@anydomain does not exist" if i try this on my AIX boxes or solaris it just takes the address and relays it on, please could someone help me to take the checking off.

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Question by:AdamPoole
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uncomment the following line in /etc/mail/sendmail.mc
FEATURE(`accept_unresolvable_domains')

http://www.sendmail.org/doc/sendmail-current/cf/README

Do not forget to run make in /etc/mail/ and restart sendmail.

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yeah i tried that before, the line read
dnl FEATURE(`accept_unresolvable_domains')dnl
i changed it to
FEATURE(`accept_unresolvable_domains')dnl
then did
make
then
/etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail restart
still when i enter the commands i get
sendmail -bs
220 linux.kinglifting.co.uk ESMTP Sendmail 8.13.1/8.13.1/Submit; Fri, 30 Nov 2007 11:55:46 GMT
helo kinglifting.co.uk
250 linux.kinglifting.co.uk Hello root@localhost, pleased to meet you
mail from:<brian@kinglifting.co.uk>
553 5.1.8 <brian@kinglifting.co.uk>... Domain of sender address brian@kinglifting.co.uk does not exist

am i doing the uncommenting wrong

thanks brian
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