Re: [exim] host lookup did not complete

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Author: Neal Becker
Date:  
To: Ian Eiloart
CC: exim-users
Subject: Re: [exim] host lookup did not complete
On Wednesday 15 July 2009, Ian Eiloart wrote:
> --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?


Yes, smtp.hns.com is a smarthost

>
> > 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?