SUMMARY:Sendmail Conf query

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Date: Wed Feb 11 2004 - 22:24:39 EST
Hi All

Thanks to all who replied . Special thanks to

	Crist Clark

the suggested solution worked for me. It was the DNS lookup problem....


>  -----Original Message-----
> Sent:	Wednesday, February 11, 2004 8:48 AM
> To:
> Subject:	Sendmail Conf query
> Hi All,
> We are running solaris 8. We have an internal DNS domain (eg There
is an another external DNS domain (Eg The mailserver exists on the
external domain( . There is a Firewall in between two domains. All the
internal domain solaris mail client ip-addresses are added on the Firewall for
sending the mail to mailserver existing on the external domain.
> The file on the clients(internal) are updated with the entry
DS<Firewall address>. The entry of the Firewall is existing in the DNS server
for our internal DNS server.
> All the HP unix clients are working ok,and are able sending mails to the
mail server. But on Solaris clients while sending mail we get and error saying
> (host map: lookup ( deferred)
> We are using mailx command on Soalris clients for sending mails as following
> # mailx -s <subject>
> mail message
> .
> Users on the external domain uses OUTLOOK to read mails. Please suggest the
steps to overcome the problem . Fast response would be highly appreciated....
> Please suggest if any other configuration needs to be done on the Soalris
clients aprt from /etc/mail/ file....
> Regards
> Manish

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