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HELP! I can't install qmail

In article <347C55F0.37B4C760@madnetro.com>, harry  <harry@madnetro.com> wrote:
>I may be not very clever... But I found qmail as hard to install as
>sendmail.

I suggest you look for help with qmail on the qmail mailing list:
djb-qmail@koobera.math.uic.edu.  It's not really appropriate for
comp.mail.sendmail.

>I operate a linux box that serves a few domains and Im trying to install
>a mail delivery that support  multiple domains. It simple in terms of
>web (apache do it fine). But hard in terms of mail.

This is very straightforward to set up with qmail.

>%qmail-config
>Your hostname is akira.
>hard error
>Sorry, I couldn't find your host's canonical name in DNS.
>You will have to set up control/me yourself.

Don't panic!  The only problem is that your DNS resolver libraries
couldn't get from the hostname `akira' to the fully qualified
name `akira.ftc.es'.  You can solve this by adding this line to
/etc/resolv.conf.

    search ftc.es

If that doesn't fix it, you can always set up control/me manually.

    # echo akira.ftc.es > /var/qmail/control/me

>I've no idea about how is the format of  /qmail/control files

Type `man qmail-control', and you will be enlightened :-).

Tim.
--
Tim Goodwin | "Gateways are designed for the purpose of losing information;
Cygnus, UK  | some do better than others." -- Dave Crocker

Original headers:

From: tgoodwin@nan.cygnus.co.uk (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: comp.mail.sendmail
Subject: Re: HELP! I can't install qmail
Date: 27 Nov 1997 13:34:42 GMT
Organization: Cygnus Solutions Ltd, UK
Message-ID: <65jsti$43r$3@korai.cygnus.co.uk>
References: <347C55F0.37B4C760@madnetro.com>

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