FQDN Misery Re: To: Postfix, Mutt And No Root Mail? & amavisd-new Install

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Nov 8 17:55:36 UTC 2007

David Koski wrote:

> <snip>
> On Thursday 08 November 2007 06:10, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Er, no.  It may be technically true but it _isn't_ what your system
>> expects and describes as an FQDN.  An FQDN is simply a domain name
>> _containing_ a dot, and ending with one of the recognized TLDs (Top Level
>> Domain).
> For local only delivery and "masquerading" the default local domain
> named "localdomain" should suffice as an FQDN for most purposes.

Not for anything I ever used.  Once you start installing mail servers - even
if they don't plan to go outside the LAN - they seem to want real domains. 
iirc, postfix (which Leonard is trying to set up) _specifically_ complained
about localdomain.

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