configuring SMTP. Sendmail on FC3.

Doran Barton fozz at
Wed Feb 9 22:24:08 MST 2005

Not long ago, Wade Preston Shearer proclaimed...
> I have been googling without success for a Sendmail tutorial. Can 
> someone point me in the right direction? or perhaps offers some help in 
> person. The server is running FC3. It is installed and running. I can 
> POP and IMAP mail down. I cannot send though and need to configure it 
> to require authentication.

Edit the /etc/mail/ file. It's pretty well documented. 

For starters, find the line that sets it up only to listen on -
remove the

Then type 'make -C /etc/mail'

and then '/sbin/service sendmail restart'

The authentication stuff is in there as well. Make sure you have the
saslauthd service running.


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