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Re: mails VIA specific mailhost



Thanks for the insight...
this was quite detailed.... :)...

Opesh

On 2/27/06, Gavin McDonald <gavitron gmail com> wrote:
>
> You need to (install,) update, & recompile your sendmail.cf file.
>
> First install/update it,
> # Up2date sendmail-cf
>
> Next, Add the following lines to /etc/mail/sendmail.mc:
>
> define(`SMART_HOST',`mail.yourlocaldomain.local')
> MASQUERADE_AS(`yourdomain.com')
> FEATURE(masquerade_envelope)
> FEATURE(masquerade_entire_domain)
> MASQUERADE_DOMAIN(localhost)
> MASQUERADE_DOMAIN(localhost.localdomain)
> MASQUERADE_DOMAIN(yourdomain.com)
> MASQUERADE_DOMAIN(yourlocaldomain.local)
>
>
> Now commit the changes by running
> # m4 /etc/mail/sendmail.mc > /etc/mail/sendmail.cf
>
> then restart sendmail like so:
> # service sendmail restart
>
> If it wasn't clear enough above,
> "mail.yourlocaldomain.local" is the local address of your mail server,
> "yourdomain.com" is the domain that the mail should come from,
> "yourlocaldomain.local" is the suffix of your local domain, for
> completeness.
>
> Regards,
>
> Gavin McDonald
> ========================
> EVI Logistic Enterprises
> email: me gavitron com
> phone: (604) 313-3845
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:redhat-list-
> > bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Opesh Alkara
> > Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 5:19 AM
> > To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> > Subject: mails VIA specific mailhost
> >
> > *OS: RHEL 3.0*
> > *RUNLEVEL: 3 (command line)*
> >
> > I have secure a system which has permissions to send mails only through
> a
> > particular mail host, due to which mail command fails to work.
> >
> > I would like to know is there any command based tool that I can use to
> > send
> > logs of my monitoring scripts VIA a specified MailHost...I see there is
> a
> > command where I can specify my default mail client, outgoin server
> > et...but
> > I don't know how to change these values....
> >
> > Any ideas/pointers are appreciated..thanks even for giving a try...
> >
> >
> > [root devel etc]# mailsettings
> > [Defaults]
> > Profile=Default
> > [PROFILE_Default]
> > EmailAddress=root devel
> > *EmailClient=/usr/bin/mutt*
> > FullName=root
> > IncomingServer=/var/mail/root
> > IncomingServerType=localbox
> > OutgoingCommand=/usr/sbin/sendmail
> > *OutgoingServerType=local*
> > TerminalClient=true
> > [root devel etc]#
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Opesh Alkara


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