gerard at seibercom.net
Sat Oct 20 06:22:54 PDT 2007
On October 19, 2007 at 05:44PM Rem P Roberti wrote:
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> This is a follow-up. My friend arrived back home and I explained the
> problems that I was having. He said, simple, remark out
> postfix_enable="YES" in your rc.conf. I did. Problem solved. Now I
> have neither postfix_enable, or sendmail_enable in my rc.conf, and
> everything boots without a hitch. This, of course, flies in the face
> of everything that I have heard or read about configuring this program.
> When I asked what was starting the program if those entries were no
> longer operating he said the shell script contained in rc.d.
> I need to give this a rest.
1) Did you install Postfix from ports?
2) Did you read the information available at:
3) Are you now implying that postfix starts even though you have it disabled in
the /etc/rc.conf file?
You should not have had Sendmail and postfix running at the same time anyway.
Besides you /etc/rc.conf file, do you also have a /etc/rc.conf.local file? If
so, what does it contain. I am assuming that you never touched the
/etc/defaults/rc.conf file. If you did alter it, that was a mistake.
Postfix is not simply starting on its own. Somewhere, somehow, something is
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