[CentOS] Sendmail failing on home machine

Peter Loron peterl at standingwave.org
Wed Nov 7 18:49:24 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 23:59 -0800, John R Pierce wrote:
> Christopher Chan wrote:
> >
> >> configure your sendmail to use your ISP's mail server as a 'smarthost'.
> >>
> >
> > How is that going to help the dest mta verify his address?
> it won't have to.      his ISP will accept mail from its own customer's 
> IP address, same as if they were end user mail clients, and it will 
> relay for him.   the destination MTA will presumably accept mail from 
> his ISP's mail server, unless they are a known spammer.

Thanks, I'll try to configure sendmail to use Comcast's SMTP server as a


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