sendmail should not bind to loopback only

RW fbsd06 at
Mon Feb 4 21:47:01 UTC 2008

On Mon, 4 Feb 2008 14:12:00 +0100
"Wouter Oosterveld" <wouter at> wrote:

> I can't find this in the FreeBSD handbook (not in
> anyway). Would that be a documentation bug? If not, which piece of
> documentation should I have read?

For anything to do with base system daemons it's often useful to
look in /etc/defaults/rc.conf.

Sendmail is little unusual in that although it's nominally "off" by
default, there has to be some limited form of mail delivery for daily
security reports etc. 

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list