On 2003-01-20 16:32, Gary Schenk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I am attempting to use Pine with fetchmail and sendmail over a cable > modem to my ISP. > > There is some basic setting that I am unaware of. I now can send > mail and newsgroup messages out over the internet, but the return > address is incorrect. It uses my pc account login ID, gschenk, as > the left side of my address instead of my ISP account name of > gwschenk. Where is this configured? It doesn't seem to be setup in > .pinerc or .fetchmailrc. Is it in sendmail somewhere?
You should add (or mofidy appropriately) the following to your .pinerc file: feature-list=allow-changing-from default-composer-hdrs=From: Giorgos Keramidas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, To:, Cc:, Bcc:, Attchmnt:, Subject: The allow-changing-from feature allows editing of the From: header for all outgoing messages when enabled, and the default-composer-hdrs sets some of the headers for your outgoing messages to reasonable defaults. > The fetchmail man page says that sendmail needs to be listening on > port 25. When I run <ps auxw | grep sendmail > the output is: > > root 102 0.0 1.8 2760 2196 ?? Ss 2:45PM 0:00.14 sendmail: accepting \ > connections (sendmail) > smmsp 105 0.0 1.7 2660 2180 ?? Is 2:45PM 0:00.01 sendmail: Queue \ > runner@00:30:00 for /var/spool/clientmqueue (sendmai > > Shouldn't it indicate port 25 somewhere? No, not really. > How do I know I have a port 25? > How do I know it is listening at port 25? Use sockstat(1). $ sockstat -l4 | grep :25 root sendmail 445 4 tcp4 *:25 *:* > Could I have the wrong path set up in Pine for the INBOX? > I'm using /var/mail/gschenk. As long as "gschenk" is your username, this is fine. > Do I need professional assistance to set up email? It's not difficult. You should also check the FreeBSD Handbook. Especially the chapter about mail... > I'd better end this message here as I feel a major whine coming on! :) Nah, not really :) To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message