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Old 06-28-2004, 06:42 PM   #1
Registered: Oct 2002
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sendmail local mailer problem

when I execute " /sbin/service sendmail restart"
I get this error

Starting sendmail: 554 5.0.0 No local mailer defined
554 5.0.0 QueueDirectory (Q) option must be set
Starting sm-client: [ OK ]

I use mandrake 10.0
I assign this

then I execute the program, I get the same error message again

can anyone please help

Last edited by kafnir; 06-28-2004 at 06:46 PM.
Old 06-28-2004, 07:23 PM   #2
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Location: Victoria, British Columbia
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In your onfig file, you should have 2 lines included:


These define th local mailer you seem to be lacking .... give it a try.



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