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B. Jen
Contributor DS question?

Our sendmail was configured by one of our consultant few months ago. Now I need to change the settings and could not find the file. The one in the /etc/mail was back in year 2000. Where else I can find this file? Also, can I change the sendmail settings (DS?) to forward all SMTP mails to my internal smart host? Thank you,
Rajeev Shukla
Honored Contributor

Re: DS question?

Have a look at the sendmail startup file in /sbin/init.d
the file /sbin/init.d/sendmail should give you the idea where the configuration files are for this sendmail (usually in /etc/mail, but as you said maybe they are kept somwhere else if configured differently).

Also yes you can change the DS (SMART relay host) to your internal SMTP mail server
Trusted Contributor

Re: DS question?


what system ur using? HPUX ?
do ps -ef |grep mail if u unsure if sendmail is configured
maybe u are using a other mailer
do find / -name
yes u can change the sendmail DS settings.

regards gga

Geoff Wild
Honored Contributor

Re: DS question? should be in /etc/mail

On HP-UX, sendmail binary should be in /usr/sbin/ - which is a symbolic link to:


And yes, set DS to your internal mail server.

You may also want to set the DM macro as well to your domain (external) name.

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