sendmail timeout

Bruce Cran bruce at
Thu Mar 27 10:07:26 PST 2003

On Thu, Mar 27, 2003 at 11:52:49AM -0600, Karl Hammerschmidt wrote:
> Thanks for the tip!
> Telnet does fail, and I found out that my ISP (earthlink) is known to block
> 25. The information I found said to put '' in SMART_HOST
> in /etc/mail/ Is that /etc/mail/ on a freebsd system?
> I tried putting it there, but it seems to get ignored. The docs on
> say things like LOCAL_RELAY override SMART_HOST, but I didn't
> find anything like that in
> Anybody know what I did wrong?

You need to put it in or a customised version of that, then
run 'make' or whatever you called the custom copy, but with a
.cf instead of .mc.  Then, copy the .cf file to and restart
sendmail by running 'killall -HUP sendmail'.  

Bruce Cran

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