If domain.com is hosted on a VPS.net with Cpanel and has custom MX records (for example, using Google Apps), then emails sent by PHP scripts or emails sent by VPS itself to @domain.com will not be delivered.
This happens because domain.com exists in /etc/localdomains.

In order to fix the issue and make Exim resolve real MX records, you can dop the following:

♦ Remove domain.com from




♦ Add domain.com to




in your cPanel/WHM server.