Bind Sendmail to an IP address

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Thu Oct 29 03:26:16 UTC 2009

On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 15:49:15 -0700 (PDT), Aflatoon Aflatooni <aaflatooni at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a Freebsd 7.2 installation and using Sendmail for the SMTP
> service. This server has two public interfaces and different IP
> addresses.
> I need to have sendmail configured so that the outbound emails are
> sent using a certain IP address (SPF rules).  I have tried the
> following without any success:
> DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Addr=x.y.z.i')dnl
> Any help or suggestions would be greatly appriciated.

When Sendmail relays messages to another server it acts as the `client'
for that server.  So you have to use CLIENT_OPTIONS() instead of the
DAEMON_OPTIONS() you are using now:


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