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Re: [AMaViS-user] Better default for $localhost_name? Rob Foehl Wed Mar 02 20:00:12 2011

On Wed, 2 Mar 2011, Patrick Ben Koetter wrote:

> Shouldn't $localhost_name be a (RFC compliant) FQDN hostname like
> 'localhost.localdomain' by default?
>
> Currently it defaults to 'localhost', which IIRC is not a FQDN.

'localhost.' is an FQDN, and one that is actually correct, as opposed to 
the non-standard .localdomain convention that has caused more trouble than 
it has ever solved.  Please don't encourage further confusion. :)

> I'm asking because the non-FQDN $localhost_name makes Postfix reject amavis
> when reject_non_fqdn_helo_hostname is enabled.

What's the use case for running that on a content filter reinjection port?

-Rob

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