On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 06:20:17PM -0700, Brent Wiese typed: > > Hi, > > > > I run my web sites from a jail. The time has come that i now > > need to send an > > email from one of those sites using the mail() function in php. > > > > I would like to know, what files do i need to be able to send > > mail from the > > jail using the mail command. The box is using sendmail as its > > mta, and is > > running 4.9 release.
This configuration (sendmail + php in a jail) should work out-of-the-box. It does on all our servers (4.8 - 5.2). What kind of problems are you experiencing? Ruben > This plagued me too. I found a very easy solution: esmtp in the ports. > > A few catches: > > 1: You need an external SMTP server that will relay the mail for you. I was > unable to get it to talk to the main host's SMTP, probably a "feature" of > jailing... Luckily, I have another box on the LAN who's sole purpose is to > relay mail for machines on the LAN. > > 2: After you install esmtp, change your sendmail links (/usr/sbin/sendmail > at least I think) to point at it. > > 3: If you compiled PHP w/ a non-existent sendmail, you have to recompile. > It's a little confusing, but if you dig far enough in the docs, mail() will > not compile if sendmail doesn't exist (it tests). > > Enjoy! > Brent > > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"