I was hoping for some advice on debugging or getting the following to work:
I use slip to get internet access. I currently have sendmail working
fine (to the best of my knowledge) and have send mail successfully.
What I would like to do now is to have sendmail change my FROM address on
my outgoing mail, so that if people want to reply to my mail, my from
address will be for an account that is always alive on the internet and
not my linux box. I am aware of the "REPLY-TO" field, but would prefer
not to resort to that.
In the docs for sendmail, it tells you how to set up a user database
(section 5.3). I have been talking to someone else who has successfully
done this. He has given me his "sendmail.cf" file. Yet I can't get it
to work for me.
Is anyone else successfully doing this? If so, are their any tricks that
I should know about? Or can anyone tell me how I can debug this
problem? Currently, I can't figure out how to confirm if sendmail is
even accessing my database file, let alone parsing it wrong due to some
Any help or points would be appreciated.