smtp relay

Dave Symonds dsymonds at
Tue May 9 12:29:17 UTC 2006

On 5/9/06, Frank Laszlo <laszlof at> wrote:
> dny wrote:
> > On 5/9/06, Jeremy Chadwick <freebsd at> wrote:
> >> On Tue, May 09, 2006 at 02:55:31PM +0700, dny wrote:
> >> > is there any port of emailrelay?
> >> > an smtp server that pool all mail to be sent to isp's smtp.
> >> >

> mail/ssmtp. hope this helps.

... except that mail/ssmtp doesn't spool mail, and will simply drop
emails (without warning) if it can't contact the upstream SMTP server
straightaway. This has caught me out during temporary network outages,
which is why I'm going to switch to qmail.


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