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  Configuring sendmail on Jaguar
Subject:   submit.cf
Date:   2002-09-22 22:46:04
From:   johnalbinwilkins
I notice that one of the two sendmail processes is using the /etc/mail/submit.cf as its configuration file. But this file doesn't have the DontBlameSendmail option enabled.


Wouldn't it be a good idea to add the define(`confDONT_BLAME_SENDMAIL', `GroupWritableDirPathSafe') option to the /usr/share/sendmail/conf/cf/submit.mc file and rebuild /etc/mail/submit.cf using m4?


Please advise.


BTW, fantastic article and I'm looking forward to reading about SMTP_AUTH. Any chance of you talking about configuring a mail hub to receive mail for multiple domain names?

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  • James Duncan Davidson photo submit.cf
    2002-09-24 11:54:26  James Duncan Davidson | O'Reilly AuthorO'Reilly Blogger [View]

    I haven't found it necessary to change my submit.cf file at all. My machine regularly sends me email from various command line programs (usually cron) and I haven't needed to tweak it.

    I'm glad that you enjoyed the article. I think we'll have more to come based on all the feedback.