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Re: Sendmail setup.



In smail, you might do something like:

Errors-To: me@my-isp.dom

That goes in the smail config file BTW.



On Sat, 18 Jul 1998, Mark Yobb wrote:

> Thanks George.  What do you suggest as a good mail host?
> 
> >From grep@shorelink.com Sat Jul 18 17:57:54 1998
> >Received: from localhost ([127.0.0.1]) by shorelink.com
> >	 with smtp (ident grep using rfc1413) id m0yxhnW-001CabC
> >	(Debian Smail-3.2 1996-Jul-4 #2); Sat, 18 Jul 1998 17:57:54 -0700 
> (PDT)
> >Date: Sat, 18 Jul 1998 17:57:53 -0700 (PDT)
> >From: George Bonser <grep@shorelink.com>
> >Reply-To: grep@oriole.sbay.org
> >To: Mark Yobb <myobb@hotmail.com>
> >cc: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> >Subject: Re: Sendmail setup.
> >In-Reply-To: <19980719003523.19040.qmail@hotmail.com>
> >Message-ID: 
> <Pine.LNX.3.96.980718175443.8667B-100000@calvin.shorelink.com>
> >X-No-Archive: yes
> >MIME-Version: 1.0
> >Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; charset=US-ASCII
> >
> >On Sat, 18 Jul 1998, Mark Yobb wrote:
> >
> >> 	Currently smail takes the name of my currently logged in   
> >> username (on my system) and I end up with something like 
> >> localusername@ISP.com in the From: field of my mail.
> >> 	I would like it to be From: ispusername@ISP.com so people will be 
> able 
> >> to reply to me.  I could create a user on my home system with the 
> same 
> >> name as my email name at my ISP but I think there must be some other 
> >> way?
> >
> >Look at your email client configuration and see if you can set the 
> From:
> >and Reply-To: lines there. Same for your newsreader. Make sure you set 
> an
> >Errors-To: header with a reachable email address though if your 
> envelope
> >sender address (your local username and host ) is not reachable. 
> Otherwise
> >remote systems will not be able to deliver bounce messages if there is 
> a
> >problem with delivery ... they ignore From: and Reply-To: and use
> >Return-Path: which is the envelope sender.
> >
> >
> >
> >George Bonser
> >
> >Microsoft! Which end of the stick do you want today?
> >
> >
> 
> 
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> 
> 

George Bonser

Microsoft! Which end of the stick do you want today?


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