MailScanner & Postfix

Chris Green chrisgreen at
Mon Aug 7 01:49:38 IST 2006

JDP wrote:
> ># Sendmail2 is provided for Exim users.
> ># It is the command used to attempt delivery of outgoing 
> ># messages.
> ># This is not usually required for sendmail.
> ># This can also be the filename of a ruleset.
> >#For Exim users: Sendmail2 = /usr/sbin/exim -C /etc/exim/exim_send.conf
> >#For sendmail users: Sendmail2 = /usr/sbin/sendmail
> >#Sendmail2 = /usr/sbin/sendmail -C /etc/exim/exim_send.conf
> >Sendmail2 = /usr/sbin/sendmail

I have been referencing instructions that tell me that even under Postfix 
the above line should read:

Sendmail2 = /usr/sbin/sendmail -DOUTGOING

I've always wondered whether this really makes a difference or not - but it 
works for me, so I've never spent any time looking into it <shrug>.


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