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MAILNAME(5)               Linux System Administration              MAILNAME(5)



NAME
       mailname - the visible mail name of the system

DESCRIPTION
       The  file /etc/mailname is a plain ASCII configuration file, which on a
       Debian system contains the visible mail name of the system.  It is used
       by many different programs, usually programs that wish to send or relay
       mail, and need to know the name of the system.

       The file contains only one line describing the fully  qualified  domain
       name that the program wishing to get the mail name should use (that is,
       everything after the @).

SEE ALSO
       mailaddr(7), sendmail(8)



Debian GNU/Linux                  2002-03-29                       MAILNAME(5)