Wrong server name when sending mail through PostFix

  • 7015259
  • 20-Jun-2014
  • 10-Jul-2014

Environment

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

Situation

The mail shows root@<wrongserver> as its mail from
Wrong server name shown through postfix mail

Resolution

  1. Open the /etc/postfix/main.cf file
  2. Edit the myhostname setting from its default entry to the correct server name and domain
  3. Restart postfix by typing rcpostfix restart

Cause

The host name attribute had not been updated correctly and was using its default setting.

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