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Authored by: sven on May 08, '01 12:57:29PM

Thanks a lot for this "Active" hint. I had the rest, but wondered where my local main actually ends up...

BTW, you don't have to have sendmail running to get local mail. My /etc/hostconfig reads MAILSERVER=-NO- and I still get the mail for root when I screw up root's crontab... ;-)

IIRC you only need to start sendmail if you want it to listen for mail transfer on a socket. Otherwise it can be called by processes to dump mail locally (not entirely sure about this one, but for me it works like this and I "ps aux | grep"ped for sendmail and found none running).

Sven



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