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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.. 
> chris

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

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