> Thanks tony.
> I changed something in sendmail.cf on this solaris box, and now it's
> able to send out mail. However, when I configure applications on
> another NT box by entering the solaris box's ip address(it asks for
> smtp server ip address), nothing happens. I mean no mail was sent out.
> I was reading solaris manual, should I setup the solaris as a mail
> host, or mail server, mail gateway?
> Thanks again for your help.
> > ...
> > > I am trying to setup a smtp server, outbound only on a Solaris box.
> > > have some applications need to send out alerts. On the configuration
> > > field, it's asking the address for smtp server. Is there a document
> > > describing such smtp server setup?
> > ...
> > Well, I'll assume you know what is meant by the server's address.
> > To enable outbound only, you need to disable sendmail starting as a
> > daemon:
> > # /etc/rc2.d/S88sendmail stop
> > # mv /etc/rc2.d/S88sendmail /etc/rc2.d/disabled.S88sendmail
> > That's all there is to it.
> > - tony
> > -
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what are you trying to do?
Allow the solaris box to relay client mail out to the real-world ?
If this is the case you will need to run sendmail and allow relaying for
you're host(s)/network etc.... via the properly controls.
go to http://www.sendmail.org and look at the FAQ