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acgee 11-03-2009 08:54 AM

Introduction and first question: Sendmail client auth

My name is Andrew and I have never used this forum before. I have used computers for a number of years but I am not strong in linux. I can get around and eventually figure most things out but I am no expert.

I have a web server that I am looking after it is running FC9. There is a contact page that uses a web form to submit the email. The server then tries to use sendmail to send that mail to the contact, of course it fails due to configuration.

I have looked around and found info on SMTP AUTH for both and but I don't want or need to have the sendmail server running all I need is to have the sendmail client relay the mail to our ISP using a main account and then have the ISP mail server do the work.

After much reading and little understanding I would like to know if it is possible to only configure the and not have the sendmail server running and if so how do I do it.


acgee 11-19-2009 06:42 AM

Appreciate the responses.

XavierP 11-19-2009 10:33 AM

Moved: This thread is more suitable in Linux-Server and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.

XavierP 11-19-2009 10:34 AM

And welcome to LQ :D

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