Re: exim help needed (fwd)
On Thu, Oct 19, 2000 at 01:27:01PM -0700, Krzys Majewski wrote:
> > > Dunno, what's that? I want my mail going to/from my school server.
> > exim calls this a "smarthost". Rerun eximconfig and two of your canned
> > configuration options will be
> > (2) Internet site using smarthost: You receive Internet mail on this
> > machine, either directly by SMTP or by running a utility such as
> > fetchmail. Outgoing mail is sent using a smarthost. optionally with
> > addresses rewritten. This is probably what you want for a dialup
> > system.
> > (3) Satellite system: All mail is sent to another machine, called a "smart
> > host" for delivery. root and postmaster mail is delivered according
> > to /etc/aliases. No mail is received locally.
> > Choose one of these (probably the first) and, if your school will let you use
> > them as a smarthost, you should be set.
> I did this. Mutt claims to send my mail (in other words it does not
> complain), but the mail is never sent. I don't see anything in
> /var/spool/mqueue, though perhaps I shouldn't. Maybe someone who has
> this working can just send me the relevant config files, for either
> exim or any other MTA (though preferably not the gargantuan
> sendmail). It would really be nice to be able to send mail, sigh..
mutt will by default pipe its message to /usr/lib/sendmail (?)
and that will send the mail to the smtp server or whatever.
I have ssmtp and a smtpd server i made, so ssmtp (which has
/usr/lib/sendmail and /usr/sbin/ssmtp i think) sends the smtp
data to my mail host which is localhost and my smtpd sends it to my