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# 1  
Old 01-15-2003
sendmail

Hello,

how do you activate the sendmail program in solaris9?

thanks,
grep
# 2  
Old 01-15-2003
There should be a startup script in /etc/rc2.d - look for S88sendmail or s88sendmail. If it's lower case s88sendmail, then rename it S88sendmail. Then it will start up on boot.

To manually start,
# /etc/rc2.d/S88sendmail start
or
# /etc/rc2.d/s88sendmail start

You should have a new account in the password file -
smmsp:x:25:25:SendMail Message Submission Program:/:
# 3  
Old 01-16-2003
Yes the sendmail starts and is running.
the sendmail.cf is empty. Do i have to enter anything
in that file?

thanks,
grep
# 4  
Old 01-16-2003
Empty?

Well, look to see if either submit.cf or subsidiary.cf exist (in /etc/mail/). If so, you can copy one of them over and make the changes needed for your environment.
# 5  
Old 01-25-2003
/etc/init.d/sendmail start
/etc/init.d/sendmail stop
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