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Re: making your moo send mail
> The system cannot resolve the name of the system you're connected from.
> Please send mail to , with the character name you want.
As a wizard, type this in:
;open_network_connection( "localhost", 25 )
It should give you a negative object number, like:
=> #-1234 <invalid>
In this case, type: ;boot_player( #-1234 )
If you see this, something is weird. On the other hand if you get:
It means the UNIX processes that do Internet name-lookups have stopped
running. The solution here (short term anyway) is to @shutdown and
restart the MOO. If you got:
Then your networking is not, after all, enabled.
Some people connect from machines that don't resolve into an Internet
hostname (people with SLIP or PPP, for example); if this is only
happening for a few of your users, you may wish to ask them to connect
from other accounts to do the @request itself. They will still be able
to connect with their own network software.
Hope this helps.
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