Sendmail forward to bit bucket

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Fri Nov 21 14:35:00 GMT 2003

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Chris Trudeau [mailto:chris at TRUDEAU.ORG]
> Envoyé : Friday, November 21, 2003 9:12 AM
> Objet : OT: Sendmail forward to bit bucket
> Everyone,
> I have looked and looked and tried a few things nothing seems 
> to be working.
> I am trying to make the transition from Postfix to Sendmail 
> in order to
> provide myself with a bit more support for 
> MailScanner/MailWatch.  I'm new
> to sendmail and have figured out most of the important things 
> like not being
> an open relay and granularly allowing access...and 
> mailertable maps etc...
> My LAST hurdle is this:
> I want to run a regression/performance testing script against 
> the system.


> am generating emails from several different addresses @ 
> and
> and directing them through the system. however, 
> these find their
> way after being successfully scanned into the outgoing queue. 

Quite normal, if you executed the script on the machine itself or within a trusted network

>  The owners of
> and are probably sick of my tests 
> flooding their
> networks (not really)...
> so I want to configure sendmail that once a message appears 
> in the outbound
> queue to direct the message to /dev/null
> I have tried using virtuser to convert the message "to" a 
> local user then
> created an alias entry to move that user's mail to /dev/null
> this doesn;t work...any other ideas?

have you run the newaliases command ?
I'll take a look at my books to see if I see something...

> CT

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