smart_host on sendmail min config

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Mon Dec 10 13:43:44 PST 2007

On 2007-12-10 15:08, "Aryeh M. Friedman" <aryeh.friedman at> wrote:
>Chuck Swiger wrote:
>>On Dec 10, 2007, at 11:40 AM, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
>>> What else do I need to add to this to make it work (i.e. send all
>>> mail via
>>> OSTYPE(`freebsd6')dnl define(`SMART_HOST',
>>> `')dnl
>> Look at /etc/mail/ and edit the SMART_HOST line as above.
>> (Note that you can copy to and use the latter
>> filename in order to avoid modifying the generic template file.)
> Just tried that the ISP just eats a test message (to the addr I am
> sending this from) but a direct telnet to port 25 on the smart host
> works fine

If a direct telnet to port 25 works, then SMART_HOST should work too.

Can you grab log messages from `/var/log/maillog', and post them?

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