OT sendmail delay
bryan at redfedora.co.uk
Fri Sep 29 15:24:28 UTC 2006
> Bryan Hepworth wrote:
>>Kernel IP routing table
>>Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface
>>192.168.2.0 * 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 eth1
>>169.254.0.0 * 255.255.0.0 U 0 0 0 eth1
>>184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 255.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0
>>18.104.22.168 22.214.171.124 255.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0
>>126.96.36.199 * 255.0.0.0 U 0 0 0 eth0
>>default 192.168.2.1 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth1
> The 169.254.0.0 entry is for compatibility with a Microsoft peer-to-peer
> networking. It shouldn't hurt anything. The 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206 and
> 220.127.116.11 entries are probably not what you want unless the route to these
> subnets should still be out eth0 (the 18.104.22.168 NIC). My take on your
> original posting was the eth0 was no longer in use.
>>; <<>> DiG 9.2.4 <<>> any internal.coxagri.com
>>;; global options: printcmd
>>;; Got answer:
>>;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 8694
>>;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0
> NXDOMAIN is dig's way of saying it can't find an IP address for
> internal.coxagri.com. See if you can get this boxes name and IP address
> to resolve through dig. Sendmail likes to have it's hostname resolvable
> through DNS.
Thanks for the insight - I'm working on it over the weekend when everyone
has gone home.
The public ip from this address is an ADSL link name rather than
Having had a quick look at other people in the same scenario I have some
reading to do. If you have any suggestions I'd be happy to hear them.
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