finding out version of sendmail I have

K Anderson freebsduser at
Tue Jun 17 00:37:38 PDT 2003

David Banning wrote:
> How do I find out my sendmail version? I seems silly to ask the question,
> but I have looked at the files in /etc/mail, I have looked for a version
> option in the sendmail 'man page'. I have used 'locate' to find sendmail
> files on the system, and then viewed them for any clues. I have done
> a quick search on google. There must be a simple answer..
The all to obvious answer to this is telnetting to the host sendmail 
port and voila, the version number. Or the more harder way is to find 
out where the source exists and check the Makefile.


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