[CentOS] configuring sendmails domain

Ross S. W. Walker rwalker at medallion.com
Wed Nov 14 14:07:30 UTC 2007

Look at submit.mc for email sent from localhost.


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Subject: [CentOS] configuring sendmails domain

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> From: "Jerry Geis" <geisj at pagestation.com <http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos>> 
> To: "CentOS ML" <centos at centos.org <http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos>> 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 12:11:02 PM (GMT+1000) Australia/Brisbane 
> Subject: [CentOS] configuring sendmails domain 
> I tried editing sendmail.cf and changing the Dj line to X.com 
> so any email originating from my machine would be X.com not m.X.com 
> where m is machine name. 
> I typed make in the /etc/mail directory and did service sendmail restart. 
> This did not work. email still shows as m.X.com 
> What am I missing so as to NOT have the machine name in the email address. 
> I just want the domain. 
> Thanks, 
> Jerry 
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> Editing the .cf file is not the way to do this sort of thing. Ensure you have the sendmail-cf package installed and make your changes to the /etc/mail/sendmail.mc file and then type 'make' to build the new .cf. Then restart sendmail. 
> Incidentally, the .mc file has the necessary parameters in it that you may be looking for; 
> dnl MASQUERADE_AS(`mydomain.com')dnl 
> dnl # 
> dnl # masquerade not just the headers, but the envelope as well 
> dnl # 
> dnl FEATURE(masquerade_envelope)dnl 
> dnl # 
> dnl # masquerade not just @mydomainalias.com, but @*.mydomainalias.com as well 
> dnl # 
> dnl FEATURE(masquerade_entire_domain)dnl 
> dnl # 
> dnl MASQUERADE_DOMAIN(localhost)dnl 
> dnl MASQUERADE_DOMAIN(localhost.localdomain)dnl 
> dnl MASQUERADE_DOMAIN(mydomainalias.com)dnl 
> dnl MASQUERADE_DOMAIN(mydomain.lan)dnl 
I changed all the above to my X.com domain removed the dnl's on the line
did a make in the /etc/mail directory, did service sendmail restart
and I still get m.X.com and not just X.com

What am I still missing something? Thanks,


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