2008/1/22, Giorgos Keramidas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > > On 2008-01-22 16:28, Schiz0 <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >On Jan 22, 2008 4:25 PM, Agus <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > >> Hi guys, > >> Just trying to make sendmail work locally only.....And by that i > >> mean, i dont want sendmail to be able to relay or send mail to any > >> other machine except for localhost.... > >> > >> How can i do this? I mean is there a way on rc.conf or i need to > >> touch the cf?? > > > > Search the file /etc/defaults/rc.conf for "sendmail" > > It has a bunch of options and explains what they do. > > NOTE: do not edit /etc/defaults/rc.conf - that's just the "Default > > settings" file. > > Make any changes in the /etc/rc.conf file instead. > > > > Basically, you want > > > > sendmail_enable="NO" > > > > And the rest of the sendmail options enabled. > > Not all of them, mind you. I use the following on my laptop: > > sendmail_enable="NO" > sendmail_outbound_enable="NO" > sendmail_submit_enable="YES" > sendmail_msp_queue_enable="YES" > > A fairly good explanation of why this setup works only as a 'local MTA', > and doesn't accept incoming SMTP connections from the world can be found > in the manpage of rc.sendmail: > > % man rc.sendmail > > To the original poster: > > Feel free to use the above sendmail_xxx settings in your `/etc/rc.conf' > file, but please make sure that you also: > > ... understand why these settings make Sendmail only forward locally > generated email messages, by reading the rc.sendmail manpage. > > ... have configured properly your local `/etc/mail/sendmail.cf' and > `/etc/mail/submit.cf' files. > > ... read the Handbook section about Sendmail, and let us know if you > find it difficult to understand, or you would like to see more stuff > documented. > > Cheers, > Giorgos > >
Well thank you very much Giorgos and all....will use this but first will read all the mans you suggested me..... Very much appreciated... Cheers, Agustin _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"