Administrative email from FreeBSD jails

Johan Hendriks joh.hendriks at
Fri Feb 16 23:18:55 UTC 2018

Op 16/02/2018 om 14:52 schreef James B. Byrne via freebsd-questions:
> I have the relocated WebDAV site running in a jail on FreeBSD-11.1. 
> The question I now have what is the simplest method to redirect all
> email generated in the jail to our smart hub.  I am conversant with
> doing this using Postfix but that seems a bit of a heavyweight
> solution in this instance.
> Is the any simpler software package that can forward all application
> and system generated email from a jail to an external hub?
> How do other people handle this requirement in their jails?
I used ssmtp to get my mail of the host, but it did not always format
the mail right.
Maybe you can try mail/msmtp.
I did not use it yet but will try it on my new jails, for now i replaced
ssmtp with postfix.


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