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Old 10-22-2005, 09:08 AM   #1
juanb
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configure sendmail


Hi,

I use FC4 I have a registered domain. I want to configure sendmail to just allow a script to send me mails to my webmail account. where can I find a document which can show me how to do it ?

thanks !

Juan
 
Old 10-22-2005, 10:42 AM   #2
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You don't necessarily need to configure sendmail as a listening smtp server unless you want to create your own domain email server.

mail -s "subject" user@domain.com [options/message]

man mail
man sendmail
 
Old 10-22-2005, 01:42 PM   #3
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I tried but...

as root I issued this command:

mail -s "test" juanbabi@gmail.com this is a test

and after pressing enter I didnt recieved back a prompet.

and pf course didnt recieved the mail.

what is going wrong?

thanks
 
Old 10-22-2005, 02:45 PM   #4
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Re: I tried but...

Quote:
Originally posted by juanb
as root I issued this command:

mail -s "test" juanbabi@gmail.com this is a test

and after pressing enter I didnt recieved back a prompet.

and pf course didnt recieved the mail.

what is going wrong?

thanks
You have to hit enter and then place a period ( . ) then enter again for it to send.
 
Old 10-23-2005, 02:46 AM   #5
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still cant send mail

Hi,

I tried again but this time I recive an error:

/etc/mail/submit.cf: line 527: fileclass: cannot open '/etc/mail/trusted-users': World writable directory


in the submit.cf line 527 is this line :

Ft/etc/mail/trusted-users

I tried to look for it in google but without results.

please help.

Juan
 
  


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