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  Configuring sendmail on Jaguar
Subject:   local mail ends up in /var/mail/'username'
Date:   2002-10-03 07:41:13
From:   tjj
..and Mail.app cannot access this from the imap account. This was created with my localhost name as incoming server and smtp server. It appears to log on to it, but there's no mail. Any mail sent to a local alias ends up in /var/mail/'username'.
Outgoing mails don't get sent. mail.log reads:


Oct 3 16:20:42 Pismo imapd[588]: imaps SSL service init from 10.221.20.146
Oct 3 16:20:42 Pismo imapd[588]: Unable to load certificate from /imapd.pem, host=[10.221.20.146]
Oct 3 16:20:42 Pismo imapd[588]: SSL error status: error:02001002:system library:fopen:No such file or directory
Oct 3 16:20:42 Pismo imapd[588]: SSL error status: error:20074002:BIO routines:FILE_CTRL:system lib
Oct 3 16:20:42 Pismo imapd[588]: SSL error status: error:140DC002:SSL routines:SSL_CTX_use_certificate_chain_file:system lib


10.221.20.146 is the dynamic IP behind a corporate firewall
The imap server was installed according to the article.


Any ideas?
Thanks up front.

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  • Certificats trouble?
    2002-10-08 07:39:47  tjj [View]

    I get the following log when restarting sendmail:
    Oct 8 15:48:03 Pismo sendmail[1667]: restarting /usr/sbin/sendmail due to signal
    Oct 8 15:48:10 Pismo sendmail[1667]: gethostbyaddr(10.221.18.145) failed: 3
    Oct 8 15:48:10 Pismo sendmail[1926]: starting daemon (8.12.2): SMTP+queueing@01:00:00

    What's that last address?
    Similarly, when running: telnet localhost 25, I get:
    [Pismo:~] tjj% telnet localhost 25
    Trying ::1...
    telnet: connect to address ::1: Connection refused
    Trying 127.0.0.1...
    Connected to localhost.
    Escape character is '^]'.
    220 pismo.local ESMTP Sendmail 8.12.2/8.12.2; Tue, 8 Oct 2002 16:23:09 +0200 (CEST)

    Can send mail locally, also with mail.app, but cannot send externally, neither from terminal nor mail.app.

    10.2.1 installed on-top-of 10.1.5 (both i.e.)