sendmail to a smarthost?

Simon Barner barner at
Tue Feb 10 04:50:31 PST 2004

Zhang Weiwu wrote:
> >Try reading Simon Barner's tutorial on setting up FreeBSD for workstations.
> >
> >
> > 
> >
> Oh this article is really helpful, I'm reading it .. it is really long.
> But my situation is pertty typical; I believe many people are like me to 
> rely on ISP's authenticated smtp server. Must things be so complicated 
> for those people like me, as  said in that article?
> Isn't there a replacement of sendmail to do simple mail transfer by just 
> asking a smtp server to do everything?

Postfix + SASL + TSL/SSL. (There is a nice article on that combination

When I wrote the article, my goal was to use FreeBSD's base system for
as many task as possible. That's why I chose sendmail over postfix.

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