Re: SUMMARY (Re: What do you do for sendmail in your network of Suns?)

From: Thomas Wong (
Date: Thu Jan 16 1992 - 14:07:53 CST

In article <> (Thomas Wong) writes:
>Thank you for all the replies. Everybody basically had the same variation on the
>same technique. So here is how I combined all the ideas together....
>On the clients:
>- add to /etc/fstab:
> mailhost:/var/spool/mail /var/spool/mail nfs rw,noac,nosuid,intr,bg 0 0
> [ all the options in that line should be enough for safety purposes, I hope! :) ]
>- kill sendmail daemon so no spooling, only mail forwarding.
>- add MX entry to forward all mail to mailhost (this is for named).
>On mailhost:
>- add to /etc/exports:
> /var/spool/mail -access=client,root=client
>- grab all email to this domain regardless of machine in /etc/

One last thing being, you should use /usr/lib/ for the
mailhost /etc/ as opposed to the default. I reread the manual
and that's what it says too.

>Since I'm using SunOS 4.1.1, the OR entries are already in the /etc/
>files. I've done tests and things work just fine.
>Thanks again.

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