On an Ubuntu 12.04 server with installed postfix: If I send an email from terminal with mail and look at the E-mail header.

From where does postfix generate the from name at this line:

Received: from service.example.com (service.example.com. [])

I´ve looked at

  • /etc/mailname
  • /etc/hosts
  • /etc/hostname
  • /etc/postfix/main.cf

Found it !


myhostname = …   

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