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Re: [leafnode-list] leafnode 1.9.20.rc8 - server initialize failure

On Thu, Mar 21, 2002 at 11:46:08AM +0100, Matthias Andree wrote:

> But I support Ralf's suggestion that you need to configure an fqdn, it's
> described in README, seciont "UPDATE FROM VERSIONS < 1.9.20", item #2.

Well, I didn't expect such a big change, so I didn't read it. Now that I've
read it, I can't say that the description is very explicit. It doesn't say
that it only works if you have a FQDN.
> However, I just figured that leafnode programs would not log this
> condition, so grepping the logs will lead you nowhere, just running
> /usr/local/sbin/leafnode would hint you.

It did, but I thought that this couldn't be the problem since it worked with

> Oh, BTW, just adding a domain to localhost will not work. Obtain an
> FQDN, there are plenty of FQDN sites that offer an FQDN for free
> available.

I've sent a mail to my provider. Hopefully they know what a FQDN is :)

> See the Message-ID FAQ that you can find with Google.

The problem with those faqs is, that they tell you that you need one, but
not why you need one. I thought that since my postings receive a message-id
from my provider, that ensures that those message-ids are unique. That's the
whole point of the FQDN, isn't it?

"Menschenrechte sind solche Regeln z.B. oder die Tatsache, daß man bestimmte
Dinge (Kindersex, Ausländerhaß) nicht tut, weil sie sich nicht bewährt haben."
	-- Frank Werner in de.rec.tv.misc 	

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