pine and sendmail problems

randy turner rturner2 at
Tue Feb 15 15:41:46 EST 2005

hi toby,
where does pine or sendmail get the log in user name
for the mail box?
for example my isp wants my user name to look like this
rturner2 at
before they changed there box to include the domain i was fine

On Tue, 15 Feb 2005, Toby Fisher wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "randy turner" <rturner2 at>
> To: <speakup at>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 7:16 PM
> Subject: pine and sendmail problems
>> hi all,
>> my isp changed there mail system,
>> now i have to add my domain to my user name
>> from what i am reading pine uses the user name from the system,
>> well for  example i log in as rturner2
>> now that worked fine when my isp did not require me to
>> add on my domain name,
>> i just created a new user and that worked fine,
>> my isp wants my login for email to look like this
>> rturner at
>> because pine uses the $user and i can't create a new user
>> with the domain added on to my user name,
>> i don't know how to fix this problem.
>> any ideas on how i need to configure pine or sendmail to accept this?
> I'd suggest the best way is to use the domain setting in Pine.  From the main 
> menu, hit s, then c, and the domain is the 2nd option, just below the 
> "personal name" option.
> hth
> Toby
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