may i have some further questions ??
if i want to set up email accounts, us...@domain.com,
besides i wrote mx record in DNS server so that my email server name being
abc.domain.com., and setup user account with username user1 and user2, what
else should i do in sendmail??
"Justin Schaub" <jsc...@eng.mcd.mot.com> ?????
> I just got done doing the same thing. You need to verify that you have
> sendmail and imap/pop installed. 'rpm -q sendmail', 'rpm -q imap'.
> The sendmail setup is fairly simply. In rh7.1 the sendmail
> configuration files are in /etc/mail. You should edit the file
> '/etc/mail/local-host-names' to include whatever your hostname is. For
> your local area network to be able to use the linux box to send mail
> out, you need to add the ip address of the subnet to the file
> '/etc/mail/relay-domains' (i.e. 192.168.0. ). Then restart or start
> sendmail (I use the -bd flags to run it in the background as a daemon),
> and you should be able to use the linux machine as an smtp server.
> Next you need to set up the imap or pop server. Most people run this
> through their inetd daemon. In rh7.1 they use xinetd. Edit the file
> '/etc/xinetd.d/imap' and change the line that says disable = yes, to
> disable = no. go ahead and restart the xinetd daemon. Sendmail and
> mail on your system, are defaulted to use /var/spool/mail as the default
> directory to place mail. The imap server and sendmail are pretty much
> configured to work right after the install so you shouldn't have to
> change anything. That was pretty much all I had to do to get smtp, and
> imap working on my RH7.1. Your windows machines need some sort of mail
> reader like outlook express, or something.
> "Michael Köhler" wrote:
> > hy everyone!
> > is it possible to configure a mailserver for sending and receiving email
> > company.com , with some MS-OS-boxes atteched to him, just with
> > ? or wich packets do i need in RedHat7.1.
> > what do i need, that my windows computers can get their mail via
> > and send them via smtp?
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2. learn not to top post.
3. try www.sendmail.org
4. try comp.mail.sendmail
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