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Re: [SLE] getting mail to use the smtp server
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 31 May 2004 13:02:11 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.53.0405311259430.3739@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Monday 2004-05-31 at 07:40 +0100, alan@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:


> I have a question for a mail program wiz.
>
> I'm using 'mail' to send out a message from within a program using
>
> "/usr/bin/mail -s "subject" < "filename &"
>
> How do I make it talk to the network's smtp server? It works fine is I
> have the local sendmail running (except, of course that it can't get
> out thru the firewall :) )

I think "mail" calls the sendmail program for sending mail - that's why
postfix has a "sendmail" binary - then you have to configure your local
MTA (postfix, I suppose) to send mail through your network server.

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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson


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