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Old 08-29-2011, 10:41 AM   #1
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Migrating from sendmail on vm to sendmail on physical box

Hello everyone!

I have never worked on a linux before until yesterday. I have build my very first CentOS 5.6. I have enabled sendmail.

We have an old virtual sendmail running on centOS and i need to migrate it over to our physical box.

Having never worked on linux before and not knowing anything about sendmail, i have mimicked the file to look exactly like our current sendmail. In fact everything has been mimicked using Webmin (i have both windows open side by side).

Now i need to know is how do i copy all the users, Mail aliases, virtusers, and mailboxes from old sendmail to this new box?

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

thank you in advance..

Last edited by howithink; 08-29-2011 at 10:46 AM.
Old 08-30-2011, 05:55 PM   #2
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sendmail is a bit old why don't you switch to postfix ? it's more powerfull and more easy to setup. Here's a link that explain how to setup postfix: If you want me to assist you to configure it's ok no problem

spring logout

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Old 09-09-2011, 01:00 PM   #3
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Thank you! i was able to get sendmail working by copying the configs off the old server. Wow, sendmail is so confusing.


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