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Re: making your moo send mail

On Wed, 20 Dec 1995, Bill Garrett wrote:

> > 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:
>   => E_INVARG
> 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:
>   => E_PERM
> Then your networking is not, after all, enabled.

	Besides this suggestion, you might also want to set 
$login.registration_address.  This will be filled in the line that says 
'Please send mail to , with the character name you want.'



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