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Matt D'Souza
Occasional Contributor

SMTP services

Hi everybody
I need your urgent help.I am working on HP servers having HP-UX11i operating system.I want to configure my server to SMTP client and I have SMTP server IP ,name and port 25 is open for to and fro.I want to know the whole procedure for starting the SMTP services.Pls give me the step by step detail to resolve this issue.Thanks
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Keith Johnson
Valued Contributor

Re: SMTP services

Edit the /etc/mail/sendmail.cf file to:

1. Set the Dj$ variable to the server's domain name.
2. Set the DS variable to the mail relay to which you want to point.

Edit the /etc/nsswitch.conf file to specify how to do DNS resolution. Note that if you want to use a DNS server you'll need to update the /etc/resolv.conf file with the IP address(es) of the DNS server for your domain.

Stop and start the Sendmail daemon.
/sbin/init.d/sendmail stop
/sbin/init.d/sendmail start
No matter where you go...there you are.
Peter Godron
Honored Contributor

Re: SMTP services

Matt,
why do you ask again ?
https://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?threadId=1074715

Please also read:
http://forums1.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/helptips.do?#33 on how to reward the answers given to your questions.
So far you have not awarded any points !