Re: Sendmail virtual domain trivia
We found the problem. The sendmailconf script did not completely
the sendmail.cf file when we updated the sendmail.mc file.
"Andrei D. Caraman" wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 16, 1999 at 04:48:44PM -0600, David H. Gay wrote:
> > The answers have been helpful, but not addressed the real problem we
> > are trying to solve.
> Let me try this again...
> > We have 1 mail host. So setting up a relay for each domain is not
> > possible.
> Also not needed.
> > It would be nice but we would run out of IP addresses (unless we can set
> > up sendmail to work on several ports.)
> Not nice, as long as you can do it on one machine. Using several ports
> would not help. Nobody will connect to smtp on other port than 25...
> > We have ISP-DOMAIN.NET and host COMPANY-X.COM, COMPANY-Y.COM etc.
> > Our customers should be able to send email with their domain name as the
> > email address. For example JOE@COMPANY-X.COM instead of it going out as
> > JOE@ISP-DOMAIN.NET. They should just set their email address in their
> > POP/SMTP mail program.
> Yes. Doesn't that work for you?
> > For example the header of this message will have email@example.com
> > instead of firstname.lastname@example.org.
> OK, let's see. You seem to be using Netscape as a MUA. How do you send the
> messages? I suppose you connect to the smtp port on a Debian machine. (Did
> I guess it?) Now, if you just set your email to the desired value
> (email@example.com) in Netscape/Preferences/Mail&Newsgroups/Identity, you
> should be get the desired effect.
> Of course, sendmail would have to allow relaying for your IP address or for
> domain progworks.com.
> Hope this was clearer...
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David H. Gay
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