sendmail setup

chip at chip at
Sat Sep 4 10:22:58 PDT 2004

On Sat, 4 Sep 2004 14:54:52 +0300
Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at> wrote:

> On 2004-09-03 20:04, chip at wrote:
> > Thanks Giorgos,
> > That's a lot of info. Is all of that really necessary to allow just
> > one machine to send mail thru the bsd box to the net?
> > [snip]
> Probably not.  The details posted in my message were the changes that
> I made on my workstation at work to enable mail sending.  I'm using
> several different features of Sendmail that a vanilla setup probably
> doesn't need though, i.e.

I understand that. I am going to work on the box at the office on
tuesday, along with the message you sent me. Hopefully all will go fine
and it will work. ;)

> 	- the custom mailertable entry for accessing my company's
> 	  internal mail server through our VPN connection
> 	- the ability to alter the envelope-from address
> 	- masquerading as (actually, this can be more
> 	  useful than it looks at first)
> All these are features that I don't *HAVE* to enable just to be able
> to send outgoing mail.  They're just convenient tricks that I thought
> you might find useful :)
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