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Old 08-31-2005, 02:40 PM   #1
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RHEL 4 and Sendmail

I have had Sendmail work fine with Red Hat Enterprise 3 but....

with RHEL 4 it is failing at the file It appears that every time I try to send mail, Sendmail restarts by overwritting that file to the default.

In other words is not properly being saved.

Any clue on how to fix this?

Old 09-01-2005, 03:25 AM   #2
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In RHEL 4 ,did u try after editing /etc/mail/
after needed edits,
#m4 /etc/mail/ /etc/mail/
service sendmail restart
after installed dovecot rpm,
service sendmail restart
chkconfig --level 35 sendmail on
chkconfig --level 35 named on
chkconfig --level 35 dovecot on
Is that what u needed?


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