source: server/mail/sendmail/sendmail-config.xml@ a75063d4

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