[CentOS] Sendmail Config Question

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Tue Oct 18 14:34:48 UTC 2005

On Tue, 18 Oct 2005, Tom Brown wrote:

> Default sendmail setup on a centos4.1 box - I need to send report 
> type mails from this machine under cron. The SMTP relay i need to 
> use requires user/pass so how can i send user/pass smtp auth from 
> within the 'default' sendmail install? Anyone know what to change in 
> sendmail.mc

Are you in a position to change the settings on the relay host? If so, 
just add a RELAY or OK line into the relay host's access.db (or its 
moral equivalent).

Otherwise, see Benji Fisher's notes on automating client 
authentication in sendmail:


Paul Heinlein <> heinlein at madboa.com <> www.madboa.com

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