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Sendmail routing on AIX

Sendmail routing on AIX

Sendmail routing on AIX

Hi there.

I'm having a problem with sendmail on AIX 5.3.  Essentially whenever a sendmail is sent it seems to route through loopback.  I'm no expert at sendmail so can anyone point me in the right direction?

sddev1:/etc/mail> sendmail -v xxxx.xxxx@xxxx.com
root... Connecting to [] via relay...
220 ssdev1.uk.aswatson.com ESMTP Sendmail Mon, 10 Mar 2008 14:35:54 GMT
>>> EHLO ssdev1.
250-ssdev1.uk.aswatson.com Hello loopback [], pleased to meet you
250 HELP
>>> MAIL From:<> SIZE=1037
250 2.1.0 <>... Sender ok
>>> RCPT To:<root@ssdev1>
>>> DATA
250 2.1.5 <root@ssdev1>... Recipient ok
354 Enter mail, end with "." on a line by itself
>>> .
250 2.0.0 m2AEZs9q045004 Message accepted for delivery
root... Sent (m2AEZs9q045004 Message accepted for delivery)
Closing connection to []
>>> QUIT
221 2.0.0 ssdev1.uk.aswatson.com closing connection

There is a line in the sendmail.cf file for the relay:

# "Smart" relay host (may be null)

Which is in the hostfile, and the route for that (route get) says to go via a 137.241.x.x gateway.


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