Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Tue Oct 6 06:57:11 UTC 2009

On Mon, 5 Oct 2009 19:48:09 -0500, Don Wilde <dwilde1 at> wrote:
> 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

CLIENT_OPTIONS() does not set options for clients connecting *to*
Sendmail, but for Sendmail itself when it acts as a client to an other

> Sendmail starts correctly, so the m4 compilation was successful, but
> it is still only listening on according to netstat -atn.

This is often a configuration error that launches only a local Sendmail
listener.  Show us your `/etc/rc.conf' settings:

    # grep -i sendmail /etc/rc.conf

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