Subject: Re: sendmail removal and getting migration advice right
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/15/2006 21:30:36
On Thu, Jun 15, 2006 at 10:36:59AM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> [...]
>   - cp /usr/pkg/share/examples/mini_sendmail/mailer.conf /etc
>   - vi /etc/mailer.conf and replace "relayhost" with the mail server you
>     want to forward to.
>   - add check_mailq=NO to /etc/daily.conf (there is no mailq, so you do not
>     want to check it)
> The downside of this aproach (with in my case actually is a feature): 
> mini_sendmail does not queue, not at all. If the relayhost is not available,
> mail submission will just fail.

That's annoying. Can mini-sendmail be told to try several different relays
before giving up ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference