SUMMARY: Sendmail patch problem

From: dave cain (
Date: Tue Nov 10 1998 - 10:38:07 CST

Thank's to all who confirmed my guess that it was a configuration problem
and in particular who lead me to experiment with the
right thing. All I needed to do was set the entry
in /etc/mail/ to my email relay host. That is set mailhost to
the host name of my email server.

>Date: Tue, 10 Nov 1998 08:35:10 -0500
>To: Sun Managers
>From: David Cain < (David Cain)>
>Subject: Sendmail patch problem
>Recently installed a jumbo 8 patch for my 2.5.1 and 2.6 Solaris systems
>that included a patch for sendmail. Now we can't send e-mail to my domain
>for example, it has to go directly to the e-mail server
> I am positive it is the sendmail that has done it,
>because when I back out the patch (103594-16 for 2.5.1 and 105395-03 for
>2.6) it fixes sendmail. I suspect the patch is working but I just need to
>reconfigure sendmail. Is it possible I need to configure sendmail
>differently now via /etc/mail/ The file is now 27K when it was
>only 9K before the patch. Or is there a documented bug in this patch and
>should I just leave it backed out?

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