mnslinky at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 11:53:42 UTC 2007
On Jul 26, 2007, at 4:54 AMJul 26, 2007, Dylan Smith wrote:
> I am currently on the last stages of setting up a FreeBSD 6.2-
> STABLE File and Network Application Server. One of my last tasks is
> to simple forward all mail from root out through my isp's SMTP
> (requires authentication) server and to an email account i have
> elsewhere. That is to say i have no purpose for a mail server other
> than to handle mail from things like periodic and to move that mail
> Can this be easily accomplished? If so are there any guides/how-
> to's? I have done a search around my usual BSD sites and books and
> found nothing that is easily modified to my circumstances.
> Thanks, Dylan.
It can be done, but it's a PITA with Sendmail. Look into /usr/ports/
mail/ssmtp. We use it on our systems here where we need to simply
get root's email off the box. Simple configuration file, works well.
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