Thanks. this seem to work for me! --- Lane <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: ___________________________________________________________________________ > IIRC, sendmail has three controlling values in > /etc/rc.conf: > > sendmail_enable="YES" > sendmail_enable="NO" > and > sendmail_enable="NONE" > > The third value, "NONE," causes the boot process to > ignore any attempt to > start sendmail. > > The second value, "NO," causes the boot process to > start sendmail for "local > delivery, only" (i.e. do NOT accept inbound > connections from external hosts). > > The first value, "YES," causes the boot process to > start sendmail for outgoing > and incoming SMTP connections. > > There are many "tweaks" that you can use in > /etc/rc.conf - (refer > to /etc/defaults/rc.conf) - that will allow various > flavors of sendmail > usage. See also, /etc/rc.sendmail. > > In your case sendmail_enable="NO" should allow the > local system to > send "periodic" information to [EMAIL PROTECTED], or > whatever alias you use > in /etc/mail/aliases, while disallowing external > hosts from sending email by > way of the local host. Note that this requires that > you pay heed > to /etc/mail/Makefile and associated README > documentation > in /usr/src/contrib/sendmail and below. > > Best of luck! > > > lane > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" >
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