[nSLUG] Sendmail

Will Haggerty will at haggerty.co
Fri Aug 8 05:38:48 ADT 2014


Just a quick search reveals a sendmail man page (of some form).
http://www.sendmail.org/~ca/email/auth.html
Under the heading "Using sendmail as a client with AUTH"

Or are you looking for something a little more in-depth?


On Fri, Aug 8, 2014 at 2:35 AM, Mike Spencer <mspencer at tallships.ca> wrote:

>
> Is there a way to configure sendmail(8) so that it will do SMTP AUTH
> with a smarthost to which it hands off mail?
>
> In my present setup, my email client hands messages to sendmail on
> localhost.  Sendmail is configured (with mailertable) to use my ISP's
> SMTP server as smarthost.  Works fine from home.
>
> Now I want to go on the road with a laptop, working from J. Random
> Wi-fi location. I would like to configure sendmail (on the laptop
> only) to connect to the same smarthost on a port other than 25, then
> authenticate itself to the ISP's server.
>
> I have the O'Reilly batbook, all 1100 pages of it, but it's 10 years
> old and two sendmail releases out of date (8.12 vs. 8.14).  I'm
> working my way through other documentation but I thought if someone
> knew the answer right off the bat (!) it would be quicker and very
> nice.
>
> I'm bordering on clueless here, despite RingTFM till my head swims but
> that might help me understand any answers forthcoming.
>
> Anybody?
>
> - Mike
>
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