Sendmail & relaying from network

Gerard Seibert gerard-seibert at
Wed Aug 10 12:00:00 GMT 2005

I have three computers networked together - one Freebsd 5.4 and two
WinXP boxes.

I cannot get Sendmail to relay messages from the two WinXP boxes. I
continue to receive an error message that relaying is not allowed. The
only way I can get it to work is to use the "FEATURE(`promiscuous_relay')"
directive. That is risky, and therefore I do not want to use it.

The two WinXP boxes are and respectively. The
FreeBSD box is names '' and the main WinXP box is
''. What sort of directive should I be using to
allow the WinXP box to send mail through Sendmail and still have a
secure system?

Gerard E. Seibert
gerard-seibert at

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