Why is Sendmail still around?

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Fri Mar 29 14:12:44 UTC 2019

In article <20190329141453.f2f7326f.freebsd at edvax.de> you write:
>> "man dma" for details.
>This sounds like a welcome solution. Could you send your
>mail locally to sendmail, and then have sendmail use dma
>to transfer it to the SMTP "incoming" server of your mail
>provider? I. e., what a mail relay / "SmartHost" usually
>does (even though with a different mechanism)?

No need.  You can configure dma to send all mail to your smarthost,
then edit /etc/mail/mailer.conf to use dma as your mail program.

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