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Old 08-19-2002, 04:38 PM   #1
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Sendmail pls help....


I'm a newby and I want to configure sendmail. Here are my problems (yes, I know, they are many....):

sending mail works perfect

I'm runing Slackware 8.0 kernel 2.2.19 (till someone tell me how to build a new one) with unaltered sendmail(original config files).

I have a registered domain name and I want to be able to receive mail for all users on this machine. Ex:,,, etc;

Pls give me generic configuration files or just a hint....
Old 08-19-2002, 04:56 PM   #2
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Anybody who want to talk to me live is invited to ssh-into me
username: sendmailhowto
password: password

pls use "talk" program. I am the root
Old 08-19-2002, 05:07 PM   #3
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well for a start just install the 2.4.5 kernel that is on the distro cd's on the shelf next to you, after that, presumably you need to open sendmail to the whole network, as is in the basic documentation, removing the restriction in the sendmail.m4 file.
Old 08-19-2002, 05:10 PM   #4
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then open with texteditor /etc/mail/ and find

dnl This changes sendmail to only listen on the loopback device
dnl and not on any other network devices. Comment this out if you want
dnl to accept email over the network.
DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=, Name=MTA')

you need to change the last line

DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp, Name=MTA, Family=inet')

then execute the command at the beginning of this file. restart sendmail with

/etc/init.d/sendmail restart

the fail path maybe different cause i have RH.


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