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Mail Server Coexistence
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Problems with Multiple TCP/IP Addresses
Reinstalled Windows NT, Now Lyris Web Interface No Longer Works
Lyris Does Not Respond to Email I Send it
Finding NT Memory Leaks
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Frequently Asked Questions

Problems with Multiple TCP/IP Addresses

If you have multiple TCP/IP addresses on your machine, some of which have reverse DNS defined, and some which do not, you can tell Lyris to only uses the TCP/IP addresses which have reverse DNS defined.

To do this, you use the "tcpip" command line option.

For example, if you have three TCP/IP addresses, say:

and the last one,, does not have reverse DNS defined, then you want Lyris to only use the first two. To do this, you would run the following command:

    lyris tcpip

Each TCP/IP address is separated by a space. Note that we added the TCP/IP address "" to the end. This is very important: the Lyris web interface talks to the Lyris server over the TCP/IP address (note: means "localhost", or this machine). If you do not list as a TCP/IP address for Lyris to use, your web interface will no longer work (it will say "server unavailable"). If you absolutely do not want to have Lyris use, you can make your web interface work by changing the server_ip= line of the lyris.plc file (located in your web server CGI directory). See TCP/IP Address of Lyris Server.

You can reset Lyris to automatically use all TCP/IP addresses (the default) with the command line command:

    lyris tcpip

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