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Vincenzo Restuccia
Honored Contributor

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When I send a EMail ,does have a PC's IP address in the EMail ? Do have a way to hide it ? What is the way ?

Your reply is very appreciated .
Thanks
3 REPLIES
linuxfan
Honored Contributor

Re: sendmail

Hi Vincenzo,

Are you trying to masquerade so that all your email appears to come from a different host rather than the host you are sending it from?

-Ramesh
They think they know but don't. At least I know I don't know - Socrates
Sridhar Bhaskarla
Honored Contributor

Re: sendmail

Vincenzo,

Your question is not very clear so this is based on what I understood.

Usually we use PCs as clients that depend on mail servers for mail delivery. So, we need to change the configuration on the mail server.

A typical example is using Netscape POP client on a PC connecting to a UNIX sendmail. We specify the UNIX server as the POP server. The PC's address will not come into picture.

To hide the IP address/hostname of the server, we can use CM and DM macros.

If specified DM macro in the /etc/mail/sendmail.cf will hide the hostname/IP address and send it with the domain name.

DMyourdomain.com

CM macro will not masqueride the IP address/hostname for the domain specified.

CMyourdomain.com

-Sri
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don't try
Vincenzo Restuccia
Honored Contributor

Re: sendmail

Return-Path:
Apparently-To: name@domain.com
Delivered-To: 8cf1c536-name@domain.com
Received: (qmail 56245 invoked from network); 4 Sep 2001 09:20:56 -0000
Received: from unknown (HELO zzz.) (xxx.yyy.zzz.ttt)
by ... with SMTP; 4 Sep 2001 09:20:56 -0000
Received: (from xxx@localhost) by aaacons. (8.8.6 (PHNE_14041)/8.7.1) id LAA04639 for name@domain.com; Tue, 4 Sep 2001 11:18:15 +0200 (METDST)
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2001 11:18:15 +0200 (METDST)
From: yyyy@domain.com
Message-Id: <200109040918.LAA04639@yyyy.>
To:
Subject:
Mime-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit



I want to hide this ip addres
(xxx.yyy.zzz.ttt)