Sending system mail to remote mail server
dalescott at shaw.ca
Thu Jul 9 21:41:52 UTC 2020
ssmtp is NOT a service, it is an executable that runs when a message is sent and terminates on completion.
----- Original Message -----
> From: "@lbutlr" <kremels at kreme.com>
> To: "freebsd-questions" <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Thursday, July 9, 2020 6:56:58 AM
> Subject: Re: Sending system mail to remote mail server
> On 09 Jul 2020, at 06:47, @lbutlr <kremels at kreme.com> 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: 069CtCrh050730: to=root, ctladdr=lbutlr
> (1001/1001), delay=00:00:00, xdelay=00:00:00, mailer=relay, pri=30068,
> relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=4.0.0, stat=Deferred: Connection refused by
> There's nothing for ssmtp listed in service -e
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