Sendmail Question (OT)
pete at eatathome.com.au
Tue Feb 17 02:54:28 GMT 2004
Shortt, Kevin wrote:
>Try putting your 10.1.10.4 IP address in the DS variable (SMART_HOST in .mc
>file) of sendmail.cf.
>Let me know if that works for you.
>To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
>Sent: 2/16/2004 6:02 PM
>Subject: Sendmail Question (OT)
>I have some in herited Hylafax machines here and they use sendmail to
>route mail. Everything lives on Private subnet, no DNS services only
>WINS NT4 server. Hylafax does regular real world MX lookups and all mail
>then routes to our main SMTP gateway (public IP).
>I want to change this to point it at a another mail server on the
>private subnet, to save poking holes in the firewalls for users we are
>diverting all outbound SMTP traffic to internal mail servers.
>To force the sendmail (hylafax machines) to send all outdound mail to
>the local mail server i tried the following.
>I changed the mailertable and added the 10.1.10.4 IP of the local mail
>server using the following format
>xxx.com.au SMTP:10.1.10.4 (i used a tab to space it)
>then did # /usr/sbin/makemap hash /etc/mail/mailertable.db <
>I also tried to add the mail server host name of "tardis" to /etc/hosts
>But this didnt work, i get the following in the maillog
>Feb 16 09:47:44 HylaFAX sendmail: i1FMlh3D005604:
>to=mfax at xxx.com.au <mailto:mfax at xxx.com.au>, ctladdr=<fax at HylaFAX>
>(10/14), delay=00:00:01, xdelay=00:00:01, mailer=smtp, pri=36118,
>relay=tardis, dsn=5.1.2, stat=Host unknown (Name server: tardis: host
>What do i need to do to sendmail to specify the server for all outbound
>Appreciate any heklp or suggestions i can get.
I tried that using the webmin UI, but i am not so sure if it worked.
Webmin doesnt make the the sendmail configs any easier to nav, well not
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