Suppressing bounce messages in sendmail
cswiger at mac.com
Tue Mar 1 12:36:37 GMT 2005
Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> We run sendmail on our systems in the field to hold and send email (but never
> receive it from the outside world) and I would like to be able to suppress
> bounce generation.
> The local user sending the email on the system has it's email redirected
> outside (to us back at base) so we're not the bounce messages provide pretty
> much zero useful information and just slow the link down when it does come
> Does anyone know how? I've seen DOUBLE_BOUNCE_ADDRESS which would help, but it
> would be nice to suppress them all if possible.
If you set DOUBLE_BOUNCE_ADDRESS and LUSER_RELAY to nobody, that will probably
have an effect close to what you've said you want. However, it is likely that
solving the problem another way-- such as not sending mail which is going to
bounce-- would be a better idea.
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