Mail to postmaster@hostname/subdomain Loops/Disappears

(Doc ID 1296100.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Communications Messaging Server - Version 7.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Emails destined for root@domain.com are delivered, but emails destined for root@hostname.domain.com are not delivered.

Looking in the MTA queue directories, you find the messages have become .HELD.

Changes

Added configutil option local.imta.hostnamealiases to define the subdomain or hostname as alias to local host, e.g.

./configutil -o local.imta.hostnamealiases -v subdomain.domain.com



Added following to aliases file under <msg_install_path>/config/

root@subdomain.domain.com: postmast

Cause

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