Am Sa, den 12.03.2005 schrieb William John Murray um 0:44:
1) A valid from address? Does that mean one that can be replied
or one AOL can look up to get the IP the gave me?
I don't know exactly what AOL uses a criteria to filter out spam and
other unwanted content. At least the domain part of your mail address
should be locatable, typically by an A or MX record in DNS. Not valid is
something like "base.murraydomain" (i.e. username(a)base.murraydomain),
which seems to be your hostname setting.
See the URL and it's information I appended to this reply. You have
better chances - I suspect AOL's anti-spam measures are activated world
wide and not just for German users - to send your mail through AOL by
using the submission port 587. To do so set
define(`RELAY_MAILER_ARGS', `IPC $h 587')dnl
in the sendmail.mc, and in the mailertable something like
2) I see no effect of changing any of the masquerade settings. How
I debug this?
What exactly do you want to debug/test? You can find some hints and also
test instructions (sendmail -bt) at
3) If I did get it working, I gather that root mail is NOT
masqueraded! But the whole point of this was to mail system messages to
If changing to use the submission port 587 at AOL's side and bypassing
the enforced proxy, you can remove the exposed user setting in
sendmail.mc - as a final action.
Is there an easier way to do this? Sorry to be so slow...
(sorry for the enormous URL length - as you see I try to make reading of
the article comfortable by pushing it through bablefish)
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