Configuring default 6.0 install to send mail

Greg Maruszeczka greg at
Thu Nov 10 03:18:07 GMT 2005

Brooke Landers wrote:
> Hello list. I am learning FreeBSD and I'd like to know how to configure
> Sendmail to simply forward mail although it seems it's doing this by
> default. I can send mail, but it's being rejected since
> doesn't resolve. I'm using internal hosts that
> will never have DNS entries.
> I'm looking for somewhere where I can specify that user at mylocalhost can
> send mail as user at I'm pretty sure that my mail would be
> accepted if I can do this.
> I don't want to set up a mail server, I'd just like to know how I can
> get my logs and admin mail forwarded to an external address. I apologize
> for not sending this to a sendmail list, but I figured there may be
> something simple and specific to FreeBSD that I have overlooked.

Uh, sorry for the noise on that last reply, everybody. I should have
read more carefully BEFORE hitting send...

Brooke, can you post what's output to your /var/log/maillog after you
try to send from that box?

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