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Re: [vox-tech] sendmail configuation question



On Thu, Oct 24, 2002 at 01:38:41PM -0700, Samuel Merritt wrote:
> 
> Check that the server is listening on the wildcard address. Look at the
> output of "netstat --inet -l". If you see an entry in the Local Address
> column like "localhost.localdomain:smtp", then sendmail is only
> listening on the loopback interface, not to the network. 

Bingo!

> 
> If this is the case, look in /etc/sendmail.mc
> (could be /etc/mail/sendmail.mc on RedHat), and there will probably be
> something like DAEMON_OPTIONS('Port=smtp,Addr=127.0.0.1'). Comment this
> out, rebuild /etc/sendmail.cf, and restart sendmail. 

Thanks Samuel, you just saved me a lot of work. I'll also bookmark those
docs.

Eric

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