source: server/mail/sendmail/sendmail-config.xml@ fd5d65c

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Last change on this file since fd5d65c was fd5d65c, checked in by Igor Živković <igor@…>, 19 years ago

fixed sendmail config instructions (dont assume sendmail source in /usr/src)

git-svn-id: svn://svn.linuxfromscratch.org/BLFS/trunk/BOOK@1507 af4574ff-66df-0310-9fd7-8a98e5e911e0

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