[Chandler-dev] smtp problem - possible hint?
Phillip J. Eby
pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Nov 23 20:30:46 PST 2006
At 09:48 PM 11/23/2006 -0500, Reid Ellis wrote:
>The next question is - which end is at fault? Will there be other
>servers configured to be equally restrictive?
I think this is the default for Postfix mail servers. At least, mine is
that way and I don't recall needing to explicitly configure it to do that.
> Or is laweleka being
>overly negative about the whole thing?
The SMTP protocol has actually required a valid FQDN host name for over 24
years now... even before Gore invented the internet, or Stevens rebuilt it
with a series of tubes! :) See RFC 821 for the (dare I say it?) gore-y
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