How to configure sendmail
wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Nov 6 15:12:27 UTC 2009
Olivier Nicole wrote:
> I have this stupide little configuration that I cannot manage to get
> I have one machine a.domain.net that I want to be able to deliver
> system mail (like cron and so on) with the following rules:
> - user1 on a.domain.net has the same username as on domain.net; I
> want that mail sent to user1 is delivered to user1 at domain.net;
An alias will do that.
> - user2 on a.domain.net has no corresponding user on domain.net, but
> it has an alias defined; I want to mail sent to user2 is delivered
> to the alias.
Creating an alias for a nonexistent user seems to work here.
> - of course, mail addressed to a full address x at y.z should be
> delivered accordingly, eventually using a mail relay.
> I tried using masquerade in submit.mc,
I don't edit submit.mc, just <hostname>.mc.
> user1 is then rewritten as user1.domain.net,
That's the masquerade... Wait, is that a typo? Should be
"user1 at domain.net"?
> but the alias for user2 is not parsed
newaliases(1) is needed after editing /etc/mail/aliases. And there is a
bug if you're using 8.0:
> and user2 is also rewritten as user2 at domain.net.
Masquerade again. Not clear whether that's what you want.
-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
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