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Re: How to configure sendmail to send messages



--- Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists uni-x org> wrote:

> Antonio Olivares schrieb:
> 
> >Dear list,
> >
> >   I have a problem sending messages from command
> line
> >in two of my machines.  I believe I have sendmail
> >installed but do not know how to test if it is
> there?
> >  
> >
> /usr/lib/sendmail -bt -d0 < /dev/null
> 
[olivares localhost Documents]$ /usr/lib/sendmail -bt
-d0 < /dev/null
Version 8.13.8
 Compiled with: DNSMAP HESIOD HES_GETMAILHOST LDAPMAP
LOG MAP_REGEX
                MATCHGECOS MILTER MIME7TO8 MIME8TO7
NAMED_BIND NETINET NETINET6
                NETUNIX NEWDB NIS PIPELINING SASLv2
SCANF SOCKETMAP STARTTLS
                TCPWRAPPERS USERDB USE_LDAP_INIT

============ SYSTEM IDENTITY (after readcf)
============
      (short domain name) $w = localhost
  (canonical domain name) $j = localhost.localdomain
         (subdomain name) $m = localdomain
              (node name) $k = localhost.localdomain
========================================================

ADDRESS TEST MODE (ruleset 3 NOT automatically
invoked)
Enter <ruleset> <address>
> [olivares localhost Documents]$


> If it is Sendmail, then this command will print out
> some basic information.
> 
> ls -al /usr/lib/sendmail /etc/alternatives/mta
> 

> [olivares localhost Documents]$ ls -al
/usr/lib/sendmail /etc/alternatives/mta
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 27 Oct 28 16:31
/etc/alternatives/mta -> /usr/sbin/sendmail.sendmail
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 30 Oct 28 16:31
/usr/lib/sendmail -> /etc/alternatives/mta-sendmail
[olivares localhost Documents]$ 

/usr/sbin/sendmail.sendmail appears in red 


/etc/alternatives/mta-sendmail appears in red,
designating that it is missing or wrongly configured. 



> >I want to update a machine on linux counter but
> mail
> >does now work, and I get a dead.letter on my home
> >directory.  I have tried doing the following, but
> to
> >no avail
> >
> >[olivares localhost Documents]$ /bin/mail -s "test
> >mail" olivares14031 yahoo com
> > 
> >Test message please disregard.
> >
> >.
> >Cc: 
> >[olivares localhost Documents]$
> >/home/olivares/dead.letter... Saved message in
> >/home/olivares/dead.letter
> >  
> >
> Looks like Sendmail being misconfigured. The default
> would either 
> succeed in sending mail out or in saving a bounce
> for postmaster / root.
> 
> >
> >Any help/advice will be greatly appreciated.
> >  
> >
> Check your /var/log/maillog.

[olivares localhost Documents]$ su -
Password: 
[root localhost ~]# cat /var/log/maillog
Jan 14 11:54:01 localhost sendmail[30218]: alias
database /etc/aliases rebuilt by olivares
Jan 14 11:54:01 localhost sendmail[30218]:
/etc/aliases: 76 aliases, longest 10 bytes, 765 bytes
total
Jan 14 11:54:41 localhost sendmail[2953]:
l0EHsbfs002953: from=olivares, size=4797, class=0,
nrcpts=1,
msgid=<200701141754 l0EHsbfs002953 localhost localdomain>,
relay=olivares localhost
Jan 14 11:54:42 localhost sendmail[3450]:
l0EHsgCU003450: ruleset=check_mail,
arg1=<olivares localhost localdomain>, relay=localhost
[127.0.0.1] (may be forged), reject=553 5.5.4
<olivares localhost localdomain>... Real domain name
required for sender address
Jan 14 11:54:42 localhost sendmail[2953]:
l0EHsbfs002953:
to=machine-registration counter li org,
ctladdr=olivares (500/500), delay=00:00:05,
xdelay=00:00:01, mailer=relay, pri=34797,
relay=[127.0.0.1] [127.0.0.1], dsn=5.6.0, stat=Data
format error
Jan 14 11:54:42 localhost sendmail[3450]:
l0EHsgCU003450: from=<olivares localhost localdomain>,
size=4797, class=0, nrcpts=0, proto=ESMTP, daemon=MTA,
relay=localhost [127.0.0.1] (may be forged)

> 
> >Thanks,
> >
> >Antonio
> >  
> >
> Alexander
> 
> 
> 
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Steve, I also did your suggestions.  Service was not
active and I activated it with your suggestion(s)

service sendmail start

as root.

To set it to run automatically enter:

chkconfig sendmail on


Thanks,

Antonio


 
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