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I have Postfix/Dovecot installed on debain squeeze. When I try to send an email i get: mail for
    XXXXX.static.cloud-ips.com loops back to myself

I really hope someone can point me in the right direction. Here is my  main.cnf



    root@50-XX-XX-XXX /v/log# postconf -n
    alias_database = hash:/etc/aliases
    alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases
    allow_percent_hack = no
    append_dot_mydomain = no
    biff = no
    broken_sasl_auth_clients = yes
    config_directory = /etc/postfix
    home_mailbox = Maildir/
    inet_interfaces = all
    mailbox_command = /usr/bin/procmail-wrapper -o -a $DOMAIN -d $LOGNAME
    mailbox_size_limit = 0
    mydestination = napolean, myfirstdomain.net, myseconddomain.com, localhost
    myhostname = Napolean
    mynetworks = 127.0.0.0/8 [::ffff:127.0.0.0]/104 [::1]/128
    myorigin = /etc/mailname
    readme_directory = no
    recipient_delimiter = +
    relayhost =
    sender_bcc_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/bcc
    smtp_tls_session_cache_database = btree:${data_directory}/smtp_scache
    smtpd_banner = $myhostname ESMTP $mail_name (Debian/GNU)
    smtpd_recipient_restrictions = permit_mynetworks permit_sasl_authenticated reject_unauth_destination
    smtpd_sasl_auth_enable = yes
    smtpd_sasl_security_options = noanonymous
    smtpd_tls_cert_file = /etc/ssl/certs/ssl-cert-snakeoil.pem
    smtpd_tls_key_file = /etc/ssl/private/ssl-cert-snakeoil.key
    smtpd_tls_session_cache_database = btree:${data_directory}/smtpd_scache
    smtpd_use_tls = yes
    virtual_alias_maps = hash:/etc/postfix/virtual
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Also, my mail.log hasn't updated since january 4
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Perhaps XXXXX.static.cloud-ips.com is your machines actual hostname.
So mail delivery for root@XXXXX.static.cloud-ips.com will want to come to your server.
However you have overwritten the hostname configuration with your own static entries, so postifx no longer recognises that name as it's own.
You could add it to mydestination as see what happens after you restart postifx.
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I'm trying to send the email from a client outside of the server. That's just the hostname the bounceback provides. From everything i read it appears to be misconfiguration in mydestination... I've tried multiple combinations. I rebooted the server logs are back  the mail log is reporting the same loopback error
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bevhost: that worked! thank you!
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