sendmail not sending

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Thu Jul 17 20:29:03 UTC 2008

Aldo Foot wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 12:25 PM, John Cornelius <jc at> wrote:
>> Robert Holtzman wrote:
>>> Sendmail/alpine not sending mail on newly installed FC9. Incoming messages
>>> arrive O.K. The correct SMTP server is in the ~/.pinerc file. The maillog
>>> entries are *way* too cryptic for me to decipher.
>>> Any pointers short of trying to wade thru the *choke* sendmail
>>> configuration file?
> ..snip...
>> I don't recommend editing or any other sendmail files manually.
>> It's a can of worms and it's easy to break sendmail that way.
> That's why you make a backup copy of the file, then work on it. ;-)

The file you want to edit is normally which is very simple, 
and will be rebuilt automatically when you restart the 
sendmail service.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at

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