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FEMAIL(8)						    BSD System Manager's Manual 						 FEMAIL(8)

femail -- accept mail on behalf of a real MTA SYNOPSIS
femail [-46tv] [-f from] [-F name] [address ...] DESCRIPTION
femail is intended to be used on servers that do not run a real MTA or inside chroot(8) environments. It features a sendmail(8)-compatible command line interface and forwards mail via SMTP to the host given in the config file, an environment variable or localhost. The options are as follows: -4 Only use IPv4. -6 Only use IPv6. -F name Set the sender's name to name. -f from Set the sender address to from. Normally, femail tries to parse the sender from the message, and uses login@hostname if that is not present. -t Read recipients from the message given on stdin, in addition to the recipients given on the command line. -v Enable verbose operation. CONFIG FILE
The config file, /etc/femail.conf, consists of simple name=value pairs. The supported settings are as follows: smtphost Specify the server femail should send the messages to. smtpport Specify the port femail uses on smtphost to send the messages. Default is 25. myname The hostname femail uses. Defaults to the machine's hostname. ENVIRONMENT
SMTPHOST Forward mail to the given host instead of the local host. Only consulted when not set in the config file. SMTPPORT Connect to the given port instead of 25. Only consulted when not set in the config file. SEE ALSO
mail(1), sendmail(8) AUTHORS
femail was written by Henning Brauer. BSD
August 9, 2005 BSD

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local.users(4)						     Kernel Interfaces Manual						    local.users(4)

local.users - Specifies mail recipients on the local host. DESCRIPTION
The local.users file contains a list of user names whose mail is to be delivered to the local host and whose return address is user- name@hostname. Entries in the local.hosts file are in addition to other local users (such as root and postmaster). See for a description of other local users. You can add entries to this file if the host is configured as a simple client and either of the following is true: The user wants their mail delivered on this machine rather than being forwarded to the mail server. You are adding aliases to the /var/adm/sendmail/aliases file. When the host is configured as a simple client, the alias must be added to this file and the aliases file. A simple client is defined as a host that had the mail system configured using the MailConfig application from the System Management utili- ties or configured using the mailsetup utility's Quick Setup menu. The format of the file is as follows: User names are separated by blanks or new lines. Multiple user name can be specified on a line. Blank lines are ignored. A comment mark (#) ends the line. After modifying the local.users file, you must restart the sendmail daemon to apply the changes. Use the following command: # /sbin/init.d/sendmail restart EXAMPLES
root postmaster rw # A comment followed by an ignored blank line. # Another comment. mariah # Another comment. carey # Leading blanks are acceptable. FILES
Specifies the path name for the file. RELATED INFORMATION
Files: delim off local.users(4)
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