Subject: Re: What sendmail.cf?
To: Keenan, Greg John (Greg)** CTR ** <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Eric Haszlakiewicz <email@example.com>
Date: 06/05/2005 18:41:52
On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 09:25:43AM +1000, Keenan, Greg John (Greg)** CTR ** wrote:
> $ date | sendmail -v -t firstname.lastname@example.org
> email@example.com... Connecting to localhost.anz.lucent.com. via relay...
> $ date | sendmail -C/etc/mail/sendmail.cf -v -t firstname.lastname@example.org
> email@example.com... Connecting to outbound-email.lucent.com via relay...
> Both commands you have to assume are using the same sendmail.cf so what is
> the difference when I force it with the -C option?
well, you know what they say happens when you assume... :)
Those two commands are NOT using the same config file. The first one
uses submit.cf, since you are submitting mail not receiving it.