tao.thought.org is back.....

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Thu Oct 19 21:47:08 UTC 2006

On 2006-10-19 12:38, Gary Kline <kline at tao.thought.org> wrote:
>On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 05:22:44PM -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote:
>> You can override MX prioritization by using a mailertable.
>> But you will need to list IP addresses in square brackets to disable  
>> MX lookups and force other MX hosts to relay mail to where-ever you  
>> want.  Therefore, the simple answer is to make sure that the final  
>> destination for email to your domain is listed as the highest- 
>> priority MX record (ie, lowest numeric MX value).
>> And you will either need to masquarade for your domain, or you will  
>> need to list all of the hostnames for which email is being addressed  
>> to in class w (aka /etc/mail/local-host-names) on the mailserver  
>> which performs local delivery....
> Solunds like a win.. hopefully.   Can you sent me the mailtable
> that I might use to have "kline at thought.org" goto zen.thought.org
> and zivic at thought.org be forwarded to ns1.thought.org, and
> grzegorz at thought.org be sent to ethos.thought.org?  I see an
> example as the  equivalent of 10K words.

I'll let Chuck write what he had in mind :)

> Is there ay way of testing this after I have set up my table
> entries?  In other words, how do I re-initialize things without
> having to  (ugh) *reboot*.

If you modify `mailertable' in `/etc/mail', you should be able to run:

    # cd /etc/mail
    # make mailertable.db

to update it.  A reboot is not necessary for Sendmail changes.

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