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Re: sendmail without SMTP?

On Mon, 25 Mar 2002, Gene Grimm wrote:

> Can anyone tell me if it is possible to have sendmail without allowing SMTP
> (non-local) access? We are migrating from an old RedHat sendmail server to a

Yes, it is possible.

> new Debian Postfix server but need to leave the old server running for a
> time. I still want to have logcheck mail the summary to our central mail
> server for review along with the other servers' logcheck summaries but no
> longer want to permit our clients to relay through it.

Turn off sendmail. Do not run it as a daemon (no -bd switch).

Have cron run queue or just use -q30m (or whatever but no -bd).

Or install some null mailer. (I have been working on one off and on for 18
months, called mailout.)

  Jeremy C. Reed
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