micheal at tsgincorporated.com
Thu Jan 22 09:15:54 PST 2004
----- Original Message -----
From: "Matthew Seaman" <m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk>
To: "fbsd_user" <fbsd_user at a1poweruser.com>
Cc: "Dinesh Nair" <dinesh at alphaque.com>; "Adam Bozanich"
<abozan01 at ccsf.edu>; <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 10:57 AM
Subject: Re: sendmail help?
On Thu, Jan 22, 2004 at 11:43:45AM -0500, fbsd_user wrote:
>> I believe the original poster was asking about
>> using sendmail to retrieve email from his ISP's smtp server. And
>> it's still a lot easier to install fetchmail than to reinstall
>The OP said:
>> I have a dial up DSL account that gives me an outgoing smtp account that
>> requires smtp authentication.
>Which part of "outgoing" are you having difficulty understanding?
> Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks
> Savill Way
> PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow
> Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
Apparently he's having trouble understanding a number of things lately and
I'm beginning to wonder if he's a troll or not.
To assist the OP on this issue, check out this link:
Within that site, it will give you assistance in setting up sendmail to act
as an smtp client using smtp-auth.
specifies a file in which the authorization identity, the authentication
identity, the secret, and the realm to be used for authentication are
stored. This file must be in a safe directory and unreadable by everyone
except root (or TrustedUser). It is used when sendmail acts as a client to
authenticate itself to a server. Example:
Notes: all data is case sensitive (usually) and the entire line is used in
each case (including any white space!).
recommended filename: /etc/mail/default-auth-info
I trust this is what the OP's original intentions were.
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