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Configuring email - when i send out email they all come from instead of Is this an alias problem?

Do i need to configure my dns or mail server in a certain way?

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Not really. This has something to do with domain names only. It is true that a bad setup can lead to email problems too. – unmircea Jan 5 '11 at 17:13

I think the problem is that you have not set up aliases, I am unsure how to to this on a mac but basically you need to alias to An alternative approach would be to change the hostname of the system to remove the WWW.

Hope that helps, RayQuang

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The problem is incorrect settings in the Mail settings, General pane:

Correct settings should be:

domain name:
host name:
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