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Install Send mail
Installing Send Mail

Before Installing the Send Mail disable the Selinux

vi
/etc/sysconfig/selinux

SELINUX =
Disabled

Off the IP tables from Init.d and start up

/etc/init.d/iptables stop

Chkconfig iptables off

Then very first thing to do is check the network connectivity.

Then go to the

vi /etc/
sysconfig/network then

host name  = should give the fully qualified domain name

test

then go to the

vi /etc/hosts

As mention in that file you should give the domain name and host name all the things.


test.test1.com          test

Then go to

Vi /etc/sysctl.conf and change the  net.ipv4_forward = 1

Then install the Send mail

Yum y install sendmail sendmail-cf sendmail-devel

Should install all the three packages other wise it wont work properly.

Then go to the access file and RELAY the local IP range

Eg: 192.168.12 RELAY

Then go to

Vi /etc /mail/local-host-name and give the Domain name

Add
users

Useradd name s  /sbin/nologin  == If  nologin
command not done then user can loging to the mail server by using their user
name and password

Add password

Passwd 123456
{password}

Then all the mail users should add to the access file
vi /etc/mail/access


From: name@domain.com

To:name@domain.com

Then edit the
sendmail.mc file

delete the
127.0.0.0 loopbackup

Because default sendmail listen to the 127

Then redirect

M4 sendmail.mc>sendmail.cf

To check mail que mailq


Install Dove cot

Yum y install
Dovecot

Then change the
dovecot.conf

Change the POP
port to POP3 then

Restart the Dovecot

* service dovecot restart

 
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Comments about this article
how can i pass this parameters to sendmail
writen by: chemoral87 on 2010-09-10 16:33:26
#!/bin/bash
(
sleep 1
echo "ehlo x"
sleep 1
echo "mail from:frommail"
sleep 1
echo "rcpt to:tomail"
sleep 1
echo "data"
sleep 1
echo "subject:Test message"
sleep 1
echo "from:frommail
sleep 1
echo "to:tomail"
sleep 1
echo " "
#sleep 1
echo "Hello."
sleep 1
echo "This is a test message."
sleep 1
echo "Bye."
sleep 1
echo "."
sleep 1
echo "QUIT"
) | telnet 172.17.7.140 25
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