On 2008-03-17 08:36, Malcolm Kay <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Mar 2008 01:07 am, Erik Trulsson wrote:
> > I do not use sendmail myself, so I am not sure of all the details, but
> > go to /etc/mail/  and define SMART_HOST appropriately in the right .mc
> > file.
> > Read the Makefile there for information on how to rebuild things and which
> > files are used.
> >
> > Googling for 'freebsd sendmail smart_host' should also provide useful
> > information.
> On Mon, 17 Mar 2008 05:59 am, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > Set SMART_HOST in `/etc/mail/your-master-config.mc' :)
> >
> > Then run:
> >
> >     # cd /etc/mail
> >     # make && make install
> >     # make restart
> >
> Thanks guys,
> I'd heard of SMART_HOST but did not realise this would overcome
> my identity problem.
> Your attention is much appreciated.

Hi Malcolm.

You are welcome, of course :)

If you stick around with Sendmail, it may be interesting to search
through the archives.  There are a few posts which may be interesting
for other setup details of your outgoing email, like email address
rewriting (commonly called `masquerading' in Sendmail documentation).

A few pointers to get you started are:


Then in the post at


you can find a bit of help about `mailertable', the Sendmail feature I
use to forward all my email to my default SMART_HOST and redirect
company-internal email to the internal mail server of my workplace.

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