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Jun 23, 2011

I should say that I'm not an expert of linux or sendmail. On my way to learning I'm trying to setup my sendmail server at home using free dydns account( I can send and receive emails to/from @hotmail, @yahoo, @gmail (the ones I've checked).


Following is access file (access.db created using makemap hash)


Now I'm trying to forward emails coming to my local inbox( to my hotmail account. For this to work, server1 should be able to RELAY messages originated from, so I added entry to access file. Also I've made ~/.forward file:

But the problem is I receive an error message in /var/log/maillog & also a message is sent to root@server1:


Part of message sent to root@server1 is:


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