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Re: mails VIA specific mailhost



Hi

If all you need is to get some mail of the system you might want to
consider ssmtp:

http://packages.debian.org/stable/mail/ssmtp

There should be a RPM lying around that you can install without
breaking anything.

--Jørgen

On 27/02/06, Gavin McDonald <gavitron gmail com> wrote:
> Glad I could help.  I already had this documented for a client, so it was
> easy enough to send to you too. :)
>
> 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 10:06 AM
> > To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
> > Subject: 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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