mail for root

Hadders fedora at workingwithit.com
Fri Dec 8 05:35:06 UTC 2006


Craig White wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-12-08 at 12:24 +0800, Hadders wrote:
>   
>> Craig White wrote:
>>     
>>> On Fri, 2006-12-08 at 11:37 +0800, Hadders wrote:
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> Craig White wrote:
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>>>> On Fri, 2006-12-08 at 11:09 +0800, Hadders wrote:
>>>>>   
>>>>>       
>>>>>           
>>>>>> Hadders wrote:
>>>>>>     
>>>>>>         
>>>>>>             
>>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>>  I should know how to do this, but 99% of the time, I don't care about 
>>>>>>> the mail for root.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Should I?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Also, how would I turn this off?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>       
>>>>>>>           
>>>>>>>               
>>>>>> Thanks people.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Just another couple of questions.  If I want this to go to an external 
>>>>>> email address, obviously I enter the address in the alias. But, how does 
>>>>>> it get there?
>>>>>> I assume I need sendmail running? and where do I configure the smtp-host 
>>>>>> (external) that sendmail should use?
>>>>>>     
>>>>>>         
>>>>>>             
>>>>> ----
>>>>> sendmail should be running...
>>>>>
>>>>> edit /etc/mail/sendmail.mc
>>>>>
>>>>> find these lines...
>>>>>
>>>>> dnl # Uncomment and edit the following line if your outgoing mail needs
>>>>> to
>>>>> dnl # be sent out through an external mail server:
>>>>> dnl #
>>>>> dnl define(`SMART_HOST',`smtp.your.provider')
>>>>> dnl #
>>>>>
>>>>> edit per instructions
>>>>>
>>>>> restart sendmail
>>>>>
>>>>> Craig
>>>>>
>>>>>   
>>>>>       
>>>>>           
>>>> Thanks craig,  any way I can test this from the commandline?
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> ----
>>> mail someuser at somedomain.com
>>>
>>> (hint use a . on a line by itself to end the mail)
>>>
>>> Craig
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>> Thanks heaps, I had to had a name record lookup in my domain for my PC, 
>> otherwise the external mail server bounced it, claiming it didn't exist 
>> (well, it didn't for them really).
>>
>> Other than that, all good.
>>
>> Thanks to everybody for their assistance.
>>
>> Anyone looking for a challenge, check out my thread "dmraid", no-one's 
>> replied ;-(
>>     
> ----
> not likely to get many replies on proprietary implementation of a 'fake
> raid'
>
> Craig
>
>   
Well, I want to share my Intel RAID Container across Windows and linux. 
If that wasn't the case, I'd just use software RAID, like I have in the 
past.

Surely this must be possible.




More information about the users mailing list