>   * Did you do anything to enable Sendmail (the default mail transfer
>     agent)?

>>It's enabled by default on localhost.

How to make FreeBSD mail to work?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Giorgos Keramidas" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "EdwardKing" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Sent: Friday, July 11, 2008 9:06 AM
Subject: Re: mail not work

> On Fri, 11 Jul 2008 08:30:18 +0800, EdwardKing <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> I use mailx command,such as Tom to Kate,I like following command:
>> $mail Kate
>> Subject:Hello
>> Hello world
>> (press Ctrl+D)
>> EOT
>> Then I use user Kate to login,and check mail,
>> $mail
>> No mail for Kate
>> Why I can't receive letter? where is wrong?
> mailx depends on a correctly configured `mail transfer agent', and it
> expects the *login* name of a user, not their real name.
>  * Do you have a local user whose login name is `Kate'?
>  * Did you do anything to enable Sendmail (the default mail transfer
>    agent)?
>  * What does the `/var/log/maillog' file contain?

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