Re: [exim] host lookup did not complete

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Author: Ian Eiloart
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To: Neal Becker, exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] host lookup did not complete


--On 14 July 2009 08:36:49 -0400 Neal Becker <ndbecker2@???> wrote:

> What's wrong here:
>
> 2009-07-13 14:35:32 H=(localhost.localdomain) [127.0.0.1] sender verify
> defer for <ndbecker2@???>: host lookup for smtp.hns.com did not
> complete (DNS timeout?)


Beats me. Why would a sender verification callout for "ndbecker2@???"
care about "smtp.hns.com"? Have you changed anything here, or do you have
some strange routing for gmail, or is smtp.hns.com a smart router?

> 2009-07-13 14:35:32 H=(localhost.localdomain) [127.0.0.1]
> F=<ndbecker2@???> temporarily rejected RCPT <ndbecker2@???>:
> Could not complete sender verify
> 2009-07-13 14:35:32 H=(localhost.localdomain) [127.0.0.1]
> F=<ndbecker2@???> temporarily rejected RCPT
> <victor.liau@???>: Could not complete sender verify
> 2009-07-13 15:22:32 H=(localhost.localdomain) [127.0.0.1] sender verify
> defer for <ndbecker2@???>: host lookup for smtp.hns.com did not
> complete (DNS timeout?)
>
> It sounds like this means smtp.hns.com dns lookup failed. But on this
> same machine:
>
> host smtp.hns.com
> smtp.hns.com is an alias for excore8.hns.com.
> excore8.hns.com has address 139.85.52.126
> excore8.hns.com has address 139.85.52.156
>
> Any ideas?




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