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Re: Which mail transport should I use.

Am Do, den 22.09.2005 schrieb Tomas Larsson um 10:42:

> I want all mails generated by the server, to be sent to my ISP's
> smtp-server.
> I want all mails to have one of my genuine e-mail addresses as sender, not
> "someprocess at localhost dot localdomain".
> It seems to me that sendmail is overly complicated to do this simple task,
> any suggestions on what to use or how to do is very much appreciated.

I disagree. What you want is easy to achieve running Sendmail. But
without reading a bit of the documentation you won't get that far, of

> Tomas Larsson

/etc/mail/sendmail.mc is to be edited. It already contains a prepared
and commented smart host entry (nearly at top). Then either give your
mail host a valid FQDN so Sendmail can detect it (make sure the first
dotted FQDN in /etc/hosts is that name). As an alternate you can
activate the masquerading settings which are too already prepared in


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