troubleshooting Question

Sendmail mail loops back to me (MX problem?)

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I am setting up Sendmail on a server that has never been used for mail before.  If I send a mail from the server, I get a message on another server's /var/adm/messages file with the following output:

Nov  7 11:09:30 pony sendmail[1831]: [ID 801593 mail.crit] mA7B9UrV001829: SYSERR(root): config error: mail loops back to me (MX problem?)

pony being my new server and stallion being our production server that is being "looped back to".  Where can I find the config to ensure that this error does not occur on stallion.   Either:
1) Stop using stallion in this process
2) Have stallion process the mail properly

Brian Utterback
Principle Software Engineer

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