[Mailman-Users] newbie question
ed at eh3.com
Fri Jul 11 18:20:37 CEST 2003
On Thu, 2003-07-10 at 18:30, Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 2:12 PM -0400 2003/07/10, Ed Hill wrote:
> > Thanks for responding! I'm using mailman-2.1.2-2 as shipped with RH 9
> > and the machine has the name "forge.lcs.mit.edu" with a CNAME of
> > "dev.mitgcm.org" pointing to the same IP address.
> Therein lies the problem. RFC 822 (and 2822) require that all
> CNAME aliases be resolved to their canonical name, before being put
> in mail headers. This problem cannot be solved by mailman, or your
> MTA. You need to fix your DNS. Make dev.mitgcm.org directly resolve
> to the same IP address as forge.lcs.mit.edu, and that should do it.
Changing the DNS from a CNAME to an A record did indeed fix it.
Edward H. Hill III, PhD
office: MIT Dept. of EAPS; Room 54-1424; 77 Massachusetts Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
email: eh3 at mit.edu, ed at eh3.com
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