Network identity for sending mail.
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Sun Mar 16 22:34:34 UTC 2008
On 2008-03-17 08:36, Malcolm Kay <malcolm.kay at internode.on.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Mar 2008 01:07 am, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> > I do not use sendmail myself, so I am not sure of all the details, but
> > go to /etc/mail/ and define SMART_HOST appropriately in the right .mc
> > file.
> > Read the Makefile there for information on how to rebuild things and which
> > files are used.
> > Googling for 'freebsd sendmail smart_host' should also provide useful
> > information.
> On Mon, 17 Mar 2008 05:59 am, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > Set SMART_HOST in `/etc/mail/your-master-config.mc' :)
> > Then run:
> > # cd /etc/mail
> > # make && make install
> > # make restart
> Thanks guys,
> I'd heard of SMART_HOST but did not realise this would overcome
> my identity problem.
> Your attention is much appreciated.
You are welcome, of course :)
If you stick around with Sendmail, it may be interesting to search
through the archives. There are a few posts which may be interesting
for other setup details of your outgoing email, like email address
rewriting (commonly called `masquerading' in Sendmail documentation).
A few pointers to get you started are:
Then in the post at
you can find a bit of help about `mailertable', the Sendmail feature I
use to forward all my email to my default SMART_HOST and redirect
company-internal email to the internal mail server of my workplace.
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