Default-installed MTA (was Re: MTA virtual provides craziness)

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Mon May 20 22:55:24 UTC 2013

On Mon, 2013-05-20 at 21:27 +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:

> > if a disk dies it is nice to have it in syslog but
> > it is useless if you see it days later while a mail
> > from crond is more or less real time
> You still have to configure all of that and whether a MTA is installed
> automatically or not doesn't really make it work out of the box.

For basic local delivery, configuration is not required. Mail to root,
any default aliases of root, and any existing local user is delivered
with sendmail's OOTB configuration, to /var/spool/mail where you can
read it.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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