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Old 07-05-2005, 08:45 PM   #1
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how to send all mail through isp server with sendmail or?

How can I send all my mail through my local isp server useing sendmail or another program? some one said I can setup send mail to send everything through my isp------ anybody know how??????
Old 07-06-2005, 05:07 PM   #2
Pete M
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In /etc/mail/

Edit this line from

dnl define(`SMART_HOST',`smtp.your.provider')




Remove "dnl"

Add your isp, "smtp.local.isp" is only an example

Be careful not to remove the quotation marks from (`SMART_HOST',`smtp.local.isp') if you look closely they are not all the same

Remake, restart sendmail

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