> Let me make my problem clear.
> I have an account on yahoo.com. The user name there is yashgt. My user
> name on my machine is pari . If I open Netscape mail client, I can specify
> my SMTP server and POP server and the user name and password for connecting
> to these servers. When I request, the client connects to the servers, sends
> the messages that I have already written , through the SMTP server , i.e.
> smtp.mail.yahoo.com. It also retrieves the mails others have left for me on
> pop.mail.yahoo.com . This implies that the SMTP server of yahoo.com allows
> users to remotely log in to the server and send messages, and Netscape is
> such a client that passes the user name and password to the server for
> logging in.
> Now my requirement is that I should use a text based client, preferrably
> Pine, to do whatever I am able to do using Netscape. Say I am not connected
> to the internet. My machine is standalone. I write a number of messages in
> Pine and invoke the send function. The messages will remain on my system as
> I am not online. After I am done composing the messages, I want to dial up
> my ISP. Once that is done, I want all the queued messages to go to the
> is because my friends should be able to Reply to the message on the same
> address. For this to be possible, the mails should go THROUGH the yahoo SMTP
> You see , this mail comes to you THROUGH yahoo server. If I had sent it
> through my local mail server on Linux machine, and you Replied, it would
> bounce back to you saying that it cannot be delivered because it cannot
> identify my poor local machine.
> I know I have to configure something. But is it Pine, or is it sendmail
> ? Which parameter ? I hope my problem is clear by now .
much configured ...
Add this to your sendmail *.mc file:
FEATURE(`genericstable', `hash /etc/mail/genericstable')
Then create /etc/mail/genericstable file add i there add something like
Then recreate your sendmail.cf file(m4 sendmail.mc > sendmail.cf).
If u dont have a clue about sendmail; then search on www.freshmeat.net
for program 'install-sendmail', it will help you to configure your
sendmail right by asking bunch of simple questions.
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