Sending system mail to remote mail server

@lbutlr kremels at
Thu Jul 9 14:11:02 UTC 2020

On 09 Jul 2020, at 07:01, Yuri Pankov <yuripv at> wrote:
> @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 pkg-message?

I missed "make replace" somehow.

All good now.

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