OT: sendmail relay question, please
campbell at CNPAPERS.COM
Tue Jun 29 22:24:42 IST 2004
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From: "William Burns" <William.Burns at AEROFLEX.COM>
> 1) As someone else already mentioned, the leading dot is not required
> and might cause a problem.
It certainly does cause a problem.
> 2) You don't HAVE to list an IP address here, you CAN list a domain
> name. (your preference)
Will it still avoid the MX record though?
> 3) Instead of "esmtp:", my mailertable has "smtp:"
I think this is preference, and counting on others to support the extended
protocol. I may be wrong.
> 4) In my version of sendmail, in the access file, I have something like:
> > To:cnpapers.com RELAY
> (I don't use the relay-domains file)
I totally forgot about this way.
> 5) I think it was already mentioned, but you'll want to do a "make
> access.db" and "make mailertable.db" to rebuild those files.
Webmin will re-make these tables as they are changed.
Thanks also for your input.
I hope everyone learns as much about everything as I do from this list!
campbell at cnpapers.com
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