1. asys

    Can you send email using sendmail?

    First of all, I'm sorry if the title is confusing or doesn't make any sense but I'm simply confused by the intricacies of this whole email technology. I read somewhere that you can send email using sendmail -it < mail but it only goes as far as the queuing list. I've formatted the mail file as...
  2. J

    Sendmail SMART_HOST different credentials by sender

    I want to be able to have outbound email relayed via a SMTP host (gmail), but using different credentials depending on the local sender. So if I send mail from local account "foo" to, it might use credentials "", whereas if I sent the same mail...
  3. T

    Solved milter-greylist dies when IPv6 sendmail connection

    When I enable IPv6 for sendmail and an IPv6 mail connection is made: milter_sys_read(greylist): cmd read returned 0, expecting 5 Milter (greylist): to error state Milter: connect: host=[IPv6:2401:a400:2070:7d01:5d62:ec06:7dcb:ff3], addr=IPv6:2401:a400:2070:7d01:5d62:ec06:7dcb:ff3, temp failing...
  4. A

    Change cron default sendmail to mail

    I'm running FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE. On default cron is using /usr/lib/sendmail to send user emails. How can I tell/set cron to use /bin/mail instead? crontab(5) says in the section about the MAILTO var: This option is useful if you decide on /bin/mail instead of /usr/lib/sendmail as your mailer...
  5. D

    Reverse DNS does not match sending address

    I haven't touched our mail/sendmail configuration in ages but I want to set up DKIM so I started getting involved. I ran some online tools that reported back: So I telnet to and it comes back as 220 which is the other domain on this same server and sendmail...
  6. P


    How to create new user in sendmail ? How to configure sendmail , please don't refer handbook.
  7. G

    Sendmail masquerading stopped working

    Hi All, I’m having a problem with sendmail masquerading. All worked fine until recently, but a couple of days ago I noticed local emails are not being masqueraded anymore, (if I recall a recent FreeBSD 10.3 update patched sendmail). My machines hostname is not fully qualified so I masquerade to...
  8. J

    Solved Sendmail and letsencrypt

    I try to use Sendmail with STARTTLS and certificates from Let’s Encrypt. I am facing a problem I did not success to solve. When I use my first configuration: define(`CERT_DIR', `/etc/ssl/letsencrypt/live/')dnl define(`confCACERT_PATH', `/etc/ssl')dnl define(`confCACERT'...
  9. FKEinternet

    Solved Sendmail start fails after pkg upgrade

    In the process of updating MySQL last week, I did a pkg upgrade and after my server rebooted, sendmail won't start: /etc/mail # make start Starting: sendmailShared object "" not found, required by "sendmail" sendmail-clientmqueueShared object "" not found, required by...
  10. D

    freebsd-update won't update .cf files cause they changed

    The files in /etc/mail, and have changed, probably cause at one time I edited their respectful .mc files but it's been a long time. freebsd-update says these files are affected by updates but won't change them cause they've been modified locally. I can make a...
  11. FKEinternet

    Solved Sendmail 8.15.2 - Map named "virtuser" not open

    I'm trying to get sendmail to receive email for any username at my domain. When mail is sent to the email address matching the owning username, e.g.,, the mail is delivered successfully. However, mail sent to any other address bounces, e.g...
  12. quamenzullo

    Hacked server (question about sendmail configuration)

    Hello everyone, I have a server with FreeBSD 10.1 that has been hacked recently. My guess is the attacker "entered" the server using a weakness of the old cms I was using for one website. (This is my fault, I have waited too long and didn't change the cms despite the absence of updates since...
  13. Zack

    Sendmail to external email address

    FreeBSD punkweb 10.2-RELEASE FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE #0 r286666: Wed Aug 12 15:26:37 UTC 2015 amd64 I am trying to send email using sendmail to my external email address. Noted this server is NOT setup as an email server. I have changed...