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
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