Bernt Hansson bernt at
Tue Oct 6 01:28:10 UTC 2009

Don Wilde said the following on 2009-10-06 02:48:
> Hello, folks -
> I am setting up the sendmail on my 7.2-STABLE system, and I cannot get
> it to listen to my live server address besides the localhost.
> I've added
>                            CLIENT_OPTIONS(`Family=inet,
> Addr=, Name=MTA')dnl
> directly above the DAEMON_OPTIONS lines (after the FEATUREs),
> recompiled with make -C, and copied the domain-specific cf to
> I've reviewed the old docs on /usr/share/sendmail/cf and the newer
> ones on /usr/src/contrib/sendmail/cf that were referenced in the
> manual.
> Sendmail starts correctly, so the m4 compilation was successful, but
> it is still only listening on according to netstat -atn.

Do you have sendmail_enable="YES" in your /etc/rc.conf file?

> This seems to be more of a newbie issue than a STABLE issue, but
> please correct me if I'm wrong. I just updated to fix the null issue,
> but I don't see anything in either UPDATING file. If you need more
> configs, please forgive me for not including them. No other changes
> have been made to the mc file.
> Thanks in advance! :D

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