F20 - Unintended consequences of no default MTA - How best to fix

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Mon Dec 30 18:29:56 UTC 2013

On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 13:24:07 -0500,
   Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>So no MTA seems good IF we can configure mailx to do the local 
>deliveries.  I am kind of assuming that some changes to /etc/mail.rc 
>might do part of the job.  Probably some /bin/sendmail script that 
>maps sendmail arguments to a mailx call.  Plus if you DO install 
>sendmail or postfix, it should undo this setup.

It isn't clear you want the mail delivered locally. People aren't likely 
to be reading local mail.

You might want the info just logged in most cases with an alert done 
(sort of like selinux does) for important events.

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