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Sendmail error: My unqualified hostname (host1.) unknown; sleeping for re-try. (Doc ID 1008734.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 21, 2019

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8.0 to 11.2 [Release 8.0 to 11.0]
All Platforms

Symptoms

During the boot the system was getting the error messages like the following:

  Nov 5 11:31:35 host1 sendmail[160]: My unqualified hostname (host1.) unknown; sleeping for re-try.
  Nov 5 11:32:35 host1 sendmail[160]: unanble to qualify my own domain name (host1.) -- using short name.

Cause

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