mail / mailx question
Paul Allen Newell
pnewell at cs.cmu.edu
Fri Jul 8 05:34:55 UTC 2011
I am running an F14 system which is pretty much out-of-the-box except I
have the machine hardcoded to 192.168.2.13 to keep my network happy.
I see all sorts of uses of 'mail [...] root at localhost' which work great
when I look in /var/spool/mail/root. I have read the mail / mailx
documentation and tried sending mail to both root and my local account
and it works great. The man pages keep using examples like
"joe at somewhere.com", but when I try that with my email account
(name at whatever.edu), it fails (as in nothing happens and I sometimes get
resend errors). I can ping whatever.edu successfully.
I am certain this is a stupid pilot error, but can't figure it out.
Thanks in advance,
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