source: server/mail/sendmail/sendmail-config.xml@ 01600b9

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Last change on this file since 01600b9 was 01600b9, checked in by Larry Lawrence <larry@…>, 19 years ago

update to sendmail-8.12.9

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1<sect2>
2<title>Configuring sendmail</title>
3
4<sect3><title>Config files</title>
5<para><userinput>/etc/mail/aliases.db, /etc/mail/sendmail.cf,
6/etc/mail/submit.cf</userinput> and
7<userinput>/etc/mail/local-host-names</userinput></para>
8</sect3>
9
10<sect3><title>Configuring sendmail</title>
11<para><screen><userinput>echo `hostname` > /etc/mail/local-host-names
12cat &gt; /etc/mail/aliases &lt;&lt; "EOF"
13postmaster: root
14MAILER-DAEMON: root
15EOF
16cd /etc/mail &amp;&amp;
17cp -R /usr/src/sendmail-&sendmail-version;/cf/* . &amp;&amp;
18cp -R /usr/src/sendmail-&sendmail-version;/cf/cf/submit.mc . &amp;&amp;
19cp -R /usr/src/sendmail-&sendmail-version;/cf/cf/sendmail.mc . &amp;&amp;
20newaliases -v</userinput></screen></para>
21
22<para>To start and stop sendmail on system boot/shutdown create the
23sendmail boot script with the following commands: </para>
24
25<note><para>The -qNm option, where N is number of minutes, controls
26how often Sendmail will process the mail queue.&nbsp;&nbsp;A default of 5
27minutes is used here.&nbsp;&nbsp;Individual workstation users may want to set
28this as low as 1 minute, large installations handling more mail will
29want to set it higher.</para></note>
30
31<para><screen><userinput>cat &gt; /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail &lt;&lt; "EOF"</userinput>
32#!/bin/sh
33# Begin $rc_base/init.d/sendmail
34
35# Based on sysklogd script from LFS-3.1 and earlier.
36# Rewritten by Gerard Beekmans - gerard@linuxfromscratch.org
37
38source /etc/sysconfig/rc
39source $rc_functions
40
41case "$1" in
42
43 start)
44 echo "Starting sendmail..."
45 loadproc /usr/sbin/sendmail -bs -bd -q5m start
46 ;;
47
48 stop)
49 echo "Stopping Sendmail..."
50 killproc sendmail
51 ;;
52
53 status)
54 statusproc sendmail
55 ;;
56
57 restart)
58 $0 stop
59 sleep 1
60 $0 start
61 ;;
62
63 *)
64 echo "Usage: $0 {start|stop|status|restart}"
65 exit 1
66 ;;
67esac
68
69# End $rc_base/init.d/sendmail
70<userinput>EOF
71chmod 755 /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail</userinput></screen></para>
72
73<para>Create the run level symlinks with the following commands:
74
75<screen><userinput>cd /etc/rc.d/init.d &amp;&amp;
76ln -sf ../init.d/sendmail ../rc0.d/K25sendmail &amp;&amp;
77ln -sf ../init.d/sendmail ../rc1.d/K25sendmail &amp;&amp;
78ln -sf ../init.d/sendmail ../rc2.d/K25sendmail &amp;&amp;
79ln -sf ../init.d/sendmail ../rc3.d/S35sendmail &amp;&amp;
80ln -sf ../init.d/sendmail ../rc4.d/S35sendmail &amp;&amp;
81ln -sf ../init.d/sendmail ../rc5.d/S35sendmail &amp;&amp;
82ln -sf ../init.d/sendmail ../rc6.d/K25sendmail</userinput></screen></para>
83</sect3>
84
85</sect2>
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