Setting sendmail not to resolve domains?
dragoncrest at voyager.net
Fri Jun 6 06:59:41 PDT 2003
Spam isn't an issue as all the box is doing is pulling in mail
from outside via fetchmail while behind a firewall, so port 25 is closed
Mail is delivered to sendmail on localhost via fetchmail and
filtered through procmail. The biggest hurtle for me is to get past
sendmail either accepting or denying delivery when downloading mail via
fetchmail. I'd prefer that it just accepted all of it regardless if it
resolved the domain or not and then just let my filters do the rest of the
At 02:27 PM 6/6/03 +0100, Barry Byrne wrote:
>Not recommended if you want to avoid SPAM, but add the following to your .mc
>file, rebuild .cf file and restart sendmail.
> - Barry
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Dragoncrest
> > Sent: 06 June 2003 14:27
> > To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > Subject: Setting sendmail not to resolve domains?
> > Hi all. I'm wondering how I would go about disabling dns lookups in
> > sendmail? Right now it's denying mail delivery because it can't resolve
> > the senders domain of most of the mail it's recieving. I'd like
> > to tell it
> > to just accept them regardless if it can resolve the domain name or
> > not. Can someone tell me where and how to do this? Maybe give me some
> > examples? Thanks. Also, I'm a sendmail newbie so please keep it
> > as simple
> > as possible. Thanks.
> > _______________________________________________
> > freebsd-questions at freebsd.org mailing list
> > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions
> > To unsubscribe, send any mail to
> > "freebsd-questions-unsubscribe at freebsd.org"
More information about the freebsd-questions