Re: Sendmail setup.
In smail, you might do something like:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
> >Date: Sat, 18 Jul 1998 17:57:53 -0700 (PDT)
> >From: George Bonser <email@example.com>
> >Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >To: Mark Yobb <email@example.com>
> >cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> >Subject: Re: Sendmail setup.
> >In-Reply-To: <email@example.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
> >> to reply to me. I could create a user on my home system with the
> >> 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
> >and Reply-To: lines there. Same for your newsreader. Make sure you set
> >Errors-To: header with a reachable email address though if your
> >sender address (your local username and host ) is not reachable.
> >remote systems will not be able to deliver bounce messages if there is
> >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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