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Re: sendmail configuration



Hi Gef,
Thanks once again.

yes... after the configuration mailer=esmtp got changed to mailer=relay but
the relay is still pointing to root localhost

relay=root localhost . How do I point relay to my smtp server. kindly
advice.

Thanks,
kalyan

On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 5:08 PM, Geofrey Rainey
<Geofrey Rainey tvnz co nz>wrote:

> After you've made those changes, search inside the newly created file
> for:
>
> # "Smart" relay host (may be null)
> DSrelay-name.domain.com <http://dsrelay-name.domain.com/>
>
> What do you find?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com
> [mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Kalyan Sundar
> Sent: Tuesday, 15 September 2009 11:29 p.m.
> To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
>  Subject: Re: sendmail configuration
>
> Hi Gef,
> Thanks a lot for your inputs.
>
> I made below mentioned changes to the submit.mc and configured
> submit.cf.
>
> But still the sendmail uses the relay=root localhost and the stat=queued
> ,
> mailer=esmtp.
>
> yes, I just need to send mails .please let me know if i am missing any
> other
> configurations
>
> Thanks,
> kalyan
>
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 4:40 PM, Geofrey Rainey
> <Geofrey Rainey tvnz co nz>wrote:
>
> > Are you using mail to both receive and send, or only send?
> >
> > If you're using it to only send mail, then do the following:
> >
> > Go to /etc/mail, here you should find a file called submit.mc
> >
> > Edit this file and update the parameter and add something like this
> > anywhere to the file:
> >
> > define('SMART_HOST','relay.domain.com')dnl
> >
> > And if there's an entry containing something like 'SMTP', '127.0.0.1'
> > etc, comment it out by preceding it with dnl (or removing it or
> > whatever).
> >
> > Then type the following:
> >
> > # m4 submit.mc > submit.cf
> >
> > (You'll need to ensure two packages are installed for this,
> sendmail-cf
> > and m4)
> >
> > If you're using sendmail to receive mail, submit sendmail.mc/cf for
> each
> > submit.mc/cf above, then restart sendmail.
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com
> > [mailto:redhat-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Kalyan Sundar
> > Sent: Tuesday, 15 September 2009 10:58 p.m.
> > To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> > Subject: sendmail configuration
> >
> > Hi All,
> > I am trying to configure sendmail on Linux server.
> >
> > After the configuration the maillog show below message:
> >
> > Sep 15 12:19:30 ebizrep sendmail[31924]: n8F8GoWo031924: from=root,
> > size=70,
> > class=0, nrcpts=1, msgid=<
> >
> 200909150817.n8F8H5Us031927@<servername>.domain.com<200909150817.n8F8H5U
> > s031927 %3Cservername%3E domain com <http://3e.domain.com/> <
> http://3e.domain.com/>>>,
> > relay=root localhost
> > Sep 15 12:19:30 ebizrep sendmail[31924]: n8F8GoWo031924:
> > to=<mail_id>@<domain>.com <to=%3Cmail_id%3E %3Cdomain%3E com>,
> > delay=00:02:40, mailer=esmtp, pri=30070, dsn=4.4.3, stat=queued
> > Sep 15 12:19:45 ebizrep sendmail[31927]: n8F8H5Us031927: from=root,
> > size=83,
> > class=0, nrcpts=1, msgid=<
> >
> 200909150817.n8F8H5Us031927@<servername>.domain.com<200909150817.n8F8H5U
> > s031927 %3Cservername%3E domain com <http://3e.domain.com/> <
> http://3e.domain.com/>>>,
>  > relay=root localhost
> > Sep 15 12:19:45 ebizrep sendmail[31927]: n8F8H5Us031927:
> > to=<mail_id>@<domain>.com <to=%3Cmail_id%3E %3Cdomain%3E com>,
> > delay=00:02:40, mailer=esmtp, pri=30083, dsn=4.4.3, stat=queued
> > The mail status is showing as queued which makes me think that  the
> > sendmail
> > configuarion is not properly done.
> >
> > how to I make the existing mail=esmtp to mailer=relay and
> > relay=root localhost to relay=<smtpserver.domain.com>
> >
> > I am new to this topic. Kindly give your inputs which ll be very
> helpful
> > to
> > proceed further.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Kalyan
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