Martin Konold martin.konold at
Sat Apr 23 08:01:02 CEST 2005

Am Freitag, 22. April 2005 10:25 schrieb Henning Burow:

Hi Henning,

> >>My config is:
> >>Hostname: kiwi.local
> >
> >Who told you to use this hostname and this domainname? You will always be
> > in trouble before you do not setup valid RFC conforming fully qualified
> > hostnames.

> I gave the system this name, as it shall only deliver local mail. The

> Any ideas, suggestions, ...?

Use another domainname but never "local".

This is due to some glibc, resolver library and multicast dns issues.

As a reference see also:

In short: Don't use "local" as a domainname.

-- martin

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