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10.3: Enable the postfix Mail Transfer Agent
Authored by: sciamachy on May 06, '05 09:04:50AM

Does anyone know how to do this in 10.4? Apparently Tiger has no MAILSERVER=-NO- line in /etc/hostconfig, yet it's turned off by default. Strategy to get us all to buy the server OS, maybe? :-(

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10.3: Enable the postfix Mail Transfer Agent
Authored by: stephendv on May 14, '05 08:02:30AM
Under Tiger, Postfix is started using the new launchd service and doesn't require an entry in /etc/hostconfig. Edit the postfix specific files as described in this hint, then make a backup copy of the file /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/org.postfix.master.plist and replace this file with the following:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "
<plist version="1.0">
To restart postfix, cd to /System/Library/LaunchDaemons and execute the command:

sudo launchctl unload org.postfix.master.plist
sudo launchctl load org.postfix.master.plist
This works on my system, but I'm no expert in launchd, so there may be a better way of doing it.

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