[PC-BSD Testing] Sendmail running by default - why?

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Sun Aug 26 12:58:24 PDT 2007


Andrei Kolu wrote:
> Friday 24 August 2007 00:44:22 kirjutas Ahmad Arafat Abdullah:
>>> Kris,
>>>
>>> good point too.. but for system-related email to root/admins like errors,
>>> logs or daily cronjob etc2, if we turn off sendmail/MTA, in think it will
>>> affect it..
>>>
>>> just my idea..
> 
> sendmail_enable="NO" does not disable sendmail functionality 
> (sendmail_enable="NONE" does), it just disables sendmail nonlocal delivery 
> service- local one still works- you can send mails between user accounts and 
> got security related mail messages from system.
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> !DSPAM:1,46d062e320761982893935!
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> 


Thats what I've put into rc.conf for now, which seems like the best of
both worlds. I like being able to get security related e-mails from
system :)


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Kris Moore
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