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Re: sendmail ! where to put my password

2008/10/6 Steven Stern <subscribed-lists sterndata com>
Adel ESSAFI wrote:
> Hi list
> I send this mail after I have find a difficulty to find how to send
> mails using sendmail.
> I have configured sendmail as shown in the web, but, I receive message
> error from mùy smtp server (554) saying that the authentication is failed.
> This is not suprising since in my configuration files, I have not found
> where to put the password my email.
> Can you help about this please.


Why do you need a password?  Are you using a SMART_HOST configuration,
routing your outgoing mail through your provider's SMTP server?

Yes, I use my ISP smtp, but it require however a password.
Thanks for your reply. I will try and give a feed back for the list

If so, in sendmail.mc

define(`SMART_HOST', `the.provider.server.name')dnl
define(`RELAY_MAILER_ARGS', `TCP $h 587')dnl
define(`ESMTP_MAILER_ARGS', `TCP $h 587')
FEATURE(`authinfo',`hash /etc/mail/authinfo')dnl

in the file /etc/mail/accessinfo

AuthInfo:the.provider.server.name:587 "U:your.user.name"
"P:your.password" M:CRAM-MD5

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