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removing hostname from sendmail

Timothy P. Jackson
Valued Contributor

removing hostname from sendmail

Hello Everyone,

 

my emails show up as being sent from tim@iusghp5.ttksg.com   I need them to be tim@ttksg.com.

 

Does anyone know how to remove the hostname "iusghp5" from the address.

 

I have read through a ton of forum threads and I still cannot figure it out. I tried to set the "DM" paramater in sendmail.cf and that doesn't seem to help.

 

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

 

Tim

 

 

 P.S.This thread has been moved from HP-UX>System Administration to HP-UX > messaging- HP Forums Moderator

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Bill Hassell
Honored Contributor

Re: removing hostname from sendmail

This is called masquerading and DM (plus C{M}) can accomplish this. Also, mailx can be used by setting the -r option.

 

For DM and C{M} in sendmail.cf, it would look like this:

 

DMttksg.com

C{M}ttksg.com

 

Note that there are no spaces.

Using mailx, you can test masquerading like this:

 

mailx -r tim@ttksg.com -s testing123 tim@ttksg.com < /etc/issue

 

But with mailx, you can specify any email address.

 

mailx -r timmy@hotmail.com -s testing123 tim@ttksg.com < /etc/issue



Bill Hassell, sysadmin
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Dennis Handly
Acclaimed Contributor

Re: removing hostname from sendmail

>mailx can be used by setting the -r option.

 

Unfortunately when you use -r, you can't use any of the useful tilde commands.