Postfix cannot work normally after myhostname changed ?

Discussion in 'General' started by newbie2008, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. newbie2008

    newbie2008 New Member

    Hi all,

    All my client's email route to my administrative account whenever I use catchall or not !!!

    I have searched the related forums but cannot get help. After I have changed myhostname from to in, I restart everything even reboot the server, abnormal thing happened.
    All virtual domain user's incoming email routed to the administrative account of, whenever I check or uncheck the catchall box. The outgoing email from virtual domains are sent out correctly with their virtual domain name.

    Forgive my less knowledge in mailserver and ispconfig setting, I wonder the myhostname must use and cannot use the same hostname of ? :confused:
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Better use something like server. or as myhistname in postfix or you can not use as website on your server.
  3. newbie2008

    newbie2008 New Member

    Hi Till,

    Thanks for your prompt reply, it is useful info for me. Your meaning is; when I use as mail server, then cannot use as website. But how about if I only use as mail server and use ispconfig default index page, if this workable?
  4. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    If you don't create mail accounts for in ISPConfig, that should work.
  5. newbie2008

    newbie2008 New Member

    Falko, your prompt and useful reply are much appreciated. I like using ISPconfig continue, and going to try version 3 in my other server.:D


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