staring sendonly sendmail
Ruben de Groot
mail25 at bzerk.org
Tue Nov 18 04:23:14 PST 2003
On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 12:36:22PM +0100, Alex de Kruijff typed:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 09:59:49AM +0100, Ruben de Groot wrote:
> > On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 03:29:27AM +0100, Alex de Kruijff typed:
> > > On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 05:49:51PM -0700, David Bear wrote:
> > > > I do not want sendmail to receive message.
> > > >
> > > > I only want it to act as a local mta/mda and a sending agent.
> > > >
> > > > I have sendmail_enable="no" in rc.conf, but can quite seem to locate
> > > > what else I need to start it as mentioned above. I googled "freebsd
> > > > sendmail local delivery" but got way too many hits.
> > >
> > > Sendmail is setup so that it by default only allows mails to be send
> > > from the local host. By setting the sendmail_enable to no you have
> > > disabled this.
> > Correction, this IS the default:
> > ruben at ei:/home/ruben> grep sendmail_enable /etc/defaults/rc.conf
> > sendmail_enable="NO" # Run the sendmail inbound daemon (YES/NO).
> > Setting sendmail_enable to "NONE" is what will disable sending mail from
> > the local host. The OP has allready configured sendmail the way he wants.
> I've seemed to made an error. Setting sendmail_enable="NO" results in
> disableling incomming sendmail service. But you incorrect about the
> default. It seems that you have modified /etc/defaults/rc.conf. Mine
> (4.9) says YES. And according to this:
> "By default FreeBSD ships with sendmail enabled."
ACK. I checked my -current box, where the default is "NO". Sorry for
> Articles based on solutions that I use:
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