sendmail question

Bill Moran wmoran at
Wed Sep 29 10:22:19 PDT 2004

Ronnie Clark <ronj_clark at> wrote:

> Hello all, 
> I am building a central syslog server. I am seeing
> sendmail related items in the maillog file, even
> though I have sendmail_enable="NONE" in my
> /etc/rc.conf file. Is there a way to turn off any
> resemblance of an MTA on a FreeBSD system? Or, is
> there a way to turn on a localhost MTA but not have it
> actively listen on a port? (in this case tcp 587)

sendmail_enable="NONE" should disable it totally.

sendmail_enable="NO" should allow local submission only.

You could also install something like ssmtp to replace sendmail.

What kind of log messages are you getting?

Bill Moran
Potential Technologies

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