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Re: ssmtp problem



2008/10/7 Jonathan Underwood <jonathan underwood gmail com>:
> 2008/10/7 Marc Wilson <msw cox net>:
>> On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 05:50:19PM -0600, kwhiskerz wrote:
>>> When I try to send mail as root to me, or as me to root, the following
>>> error ensues: send-mail: Cannot open localhost.localdomain:25. System
>>> mail is not delivered.
>>
>> Correct.  Ssmtp is a mail forwarder, not an MTA.  You have no local MTA
>> running, therefore you cannot accept/deliver local mail.
>>
>> Put sendmail back.  It was configured to do what you say you want out of
>> the box.
>
> An alternative is to use esmtp (a lightweight ssmtp equivalent) with
> postfix for local mail delivery - see here:

oops, I meant procmail, not postfix.

>
> http://esmtp.sourceforge.net/manual.html
>


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