pine and sendmail problems

randy turner rturner2 at
Wed Feb 16 22:23:29 EST 2005

tried it,
it only works when i put the mail server after the ds
and only after i recieve mail.

On Wed, 16 Feb 2005, Ralph W. Reid wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 15, 2005 at 01:16:17PM -0600, randy turner wrote:
>> 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?
>> thanks in advance
>> randy
> An entry in the `' file for sendmail fixes this problem on my
> system.  Here on Slackware, the file is at `/etc/mail/'.  The
> line to be searched for should be at about line 59, and should include
> the text 'my official domain name'.  A couple of lines below this
> line, enter a line which starts with 'Dj' (note the capitalization)
> followed by your domain.  The important line entered in my
> file includes the domain of my ISP (, and appears as
> follows:
> HTH, and have a _great_ day!
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