Re: smail set-up
I'm using smail on a laptop, and I came from sendmail :-). I'm using hamm.
> 1. change the name of any outgoing mail to another username (i.e.
> email@example.com> to firstname.lastname@example.org)
I used the visible_name option in config. Actually you can set it up throught
the configuration script (smailconfig): after the first question (which I
answered 1 -- Internet site), it asks you for the visible name. You should
them put telnetconnect.com.
> 2. be able to send mail from my laptop to accounts on the main
> telconnect.com server.
That's the smarthost. Smailconfig will ask you that later on ...
> As it stands now, every message goes out as root and I can't send mail to
> anyone in my office - it keeps telling me the user does not exist (by
> looking at my own /etc/passwd file).
I got rid of my domain name from the hostnamed in the config file
(/etc/smail/config) because my machine was trying to deliver locally all the
mail. After that everythign worked ok.
> Any ideas?
Hope this helps,
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