[Mailman-Users] Re: sendmail local relay configuration

Clark C. Evans clark.evans at manhattanproject.com
Sat Nov 20 20:19:44 CET 1999

Hmm.  I was just thinking.... stupid me.  I'm just
relaying my mail to mail.myisp.net anyway...

So, adding

    SMTPHOST          = 'mail.myisp.net'     

to mm_cfg.py did the trick.  However, for future
reference, it would be good to know how to allow
local relay with sendmail...

Thanks all!

;) Clark

On Sat, 20 Nov 1999, Clark C. Evans wrote:

> Date: Sat, 20 Nov 1999 14:14:07 -0500 (EST)
> From: Clark C. Evans <clark.evans at manhattanproject.com>
> To: mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: sendmail local relay configuration
> Hello all.  I'm getting "TrySMTPDelivery:  Mabye your MTA daemon
> needs restarting?" in the smtp-failures file.
> Last month, D'Arcy wrote:
> | You aren't blocking yourself from relaying, are you?  Sometimes people
> | forget to allow their own IP to access the SMTP port.  This can go
> | unnoticed if your local mail programs call sendmail directly but
> | connects to the SMTP port.
> So, I figure this is the problem.  However, I dug for a while (hour?)
> and I can't figure out how to configure sendmail to accept local
> mail on port 25.... I'm running RH 6.1 , so I guess they have
> a new configuration default since it did work before without
> any problems.
> Best,
> Clark

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