The mail/sendmail port

sendmail-8.16.0.50p0 – mother of Mail Transfer Agents (source)

Description

Sendmail is a flexible Mail Transfer Agent, with many supported
protocols and powerful SPAM filtering techniques.

FLAVORS:
	ldap - LDAP routing support
	sasl - SASL authentication support
WWW: http://www.sendmail.org/

Readme

$OpenBSD: README-main,v 1.5 2018/09/04 12:46:15 espie Exp $

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Using sendmail as the default mailer.
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Deactivate smtpd
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Running smtpd(8) and sendmail at the same time is not supported:
# rcctl disable smtpd

Tweaking /etc/mailer.conf
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Two scripts are provided along with this package.  Run sendmail-enable
to adjust your mailer.conf(5), and sendmail-disable to revert your
changes.

Client mail queue ownership
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This package ensures that /var/spool/clientmqueue is owned by
_smmsp:_smmsp, mode 0770.  You should verify that your submit.cf
configuration is not using the previous default settings (smmsp:smmsp).

Activate the queue runner
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To process the mails in /var/spool/clientmqueue, the following entry
should be added to root's crontab(5):

*/30 * * * * ${PREFIX}/libexec/sendmail/sendmail -L sm-msp-queue -Ac -q

This will start the queue runner every 30 minutes.  Adjust according to
your needs.

Enable sendmail at startup time
-------------------------------
Remember to add sendmail to pkg_scripts:
# rcctl enable sendmail

By default, the flags are set for a basic, localhost-only, setup.
To listen to external addresses, they will need changing, e.g.
# rcctl set sendmail flags -L sm-mta -bd -q30m

Maintainer

Antoine Jacoutot

Multi-packages

sendmail-8.16.0.50p0 libmilter-8.16.0.50p0

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