Sending system mail to remote mail server

Yuri Pankov yuripv at
Thu Jul 9 13:01:58 UTC 2020

@lbutlr wrote:
> On 09 Jul 2020, at 06:47, @lbutlr <kremels at> wrote:
>> Excellent! That was super simple. Thank you!
> Oops. I lied. I don't see how to start the service/enable ssmtp. I have disabled and stopped sendmail but if I send a mail to root on the command=line I get this in maillog:
> Jul  9 06:55:12 ns2 sendmail[50730]: 069CtCrh050730: to=root, ctladdr=lbutlr (1001/1001), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=30068, relay=[] [], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection refused by []
> There's nothing for ssmtp listed in service -e

It's not a service, and did you follow the instructions in ssmpt's 

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