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Re: [OT] Sendmail Question

Les Mikesell wrote:
On Thu, 2007-01-04 at 15:20 +0000, Dan Track wrote:

I was wondering if someobody could show me how to configure sendmail
so that anything I send to it gets trashed into say /dev/null. i.e
that sendmail accepts mail but doesn't deliver.

Any help would be appreciated

I haven't tested this, but conceptually the approach I would use
would be to use the virtusertable to map all users at your
domain to one like:
@mydomain.com  some_local_user

Then in aliases, send that to /dev/null like

That way it will be easy to add exceptions that have normal handling
later if you decide to watch postmaster/abuse, or whatever.

Just a thought, how about setting up the firewall to block net access for email going out until you are done testing. Re-open it after.

I wouldn't want to be in your shoes if this fails.

I would create a set of accounts just for testing purposes and then they could be deleted after.

Robin Laing

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