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Old 06-09-2004, 12:09 PM   #1
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Sendmail Configuration

any help would be appreciated

I am tring to set up sendmail to send mail back to my account through the mail server.

What I have done up to this point is the following I have modified the following lines in my /etc/mail/

dnl DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=, Name=MTA')
dnl Cwlocalhost.localdomain

Then I ran the m4 process and it created my

Also I modified these two files


I put my fully qualified domain name in each one of these files

I am not sure about the next step I have a document which states to run a make from within the /etc/mail directory there is a Makefile in there what does this mean?
Old 06-09-2004, 01:47 PM   #2
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Hi ralphf

If you have a registered domain name you do not need to send mail through a smart host Sendmail will simply send it on it's way into the internet

If you look in your mail directory there are files with very similar names, using the 'make' command produces the files with extension .db which are then readable by Sendmail

Take a look here if you want to learn more about Sendmail



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