how to allow my all local network to sendmail

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how to allow my all local network to sendmail

Postby sonn33 » Mon Oct 27, 2008 12:14 pm

Hi Guys,

Anyone can tell me on how to i allow all my local network to send i have set-up sendmail and my prob i need to vi my access just to add one by one every ip add of my network.

Thank you guys!

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Postby shakirz1 » Mon Oct 27, 2008 3:46 pm

for example you are using following IP Pool 192.168.0.0/24 then your /etc/mail/access will be like this.

192.168.0 RELAY
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Postby sonn33 » Tue Oct 28, 2008 6:47 am

Thank for the help IDOL.

and my question again how to i edit may cron i have alot of queue mails my worry is to become full my HD

grew WorkList for /var/spool/mqueue to 14000

i need to automate this to delete.

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Postby LinuxFreaK » Tue Oct 28, 2008 8:57 am

Dear sonn33,
Salam,

shakirz1 wrote:for example you are using following IP Pool 192.168.0.0/24 then your /etc/mail/access will be like this.

192.168.0 RELAY


Do not forget to make your access database by using make command.

# make -C /etc/mail

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Postby LinuxFreaK » Tue Oct 28, 2008 9:00 am

Dear sonn33,
Salam,

sonn33 wrote:and my question again how to i edit may cron i have alot of queue mails my worry is to become full my HD

grew WorkList for /var/spool/mqueue to 14000

i need to automate this to delete.


Create script which will check files creation time by using find command and remove them.

Below command will delete any file which was created 3 hours ago.

find /var/spool/mqueue -type f -amin +180 -print0 | xargs -0 rm -f

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Postby lambda » Wed Oct 29, 2008 5:36 pm

under normal circumstances, deleting files 3 hours old is a bad idea. what kind of email is going through the server? is a computer on your network infected, and sending out spam?
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Postby sonn33 » Sat Nov 01, 2008 8:20 pm

actually our marketing are sending large of mail 40000 emails send to our customer every other week that is why i have a large of mailq in may sendmail. it there any other work around to eliminate old mailq?
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Postby x2oxen » Mon Nov 03, 2008 11:02 am

i m using postfix for my company for relaying server and daily output emails are about 25000+ and i have never seen queues going above 200 Msgs. I think you should try postfix for that huge emails.
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Postby LinuxFreaK » Tue Nov 04, 2008 9:05 am

Dear lambda,
Salam,

lambda wrote:under normal circumstances, deleting files 3 hours old is a bad idea. what kind of email is going through the server? is a computer on your network infected, and sending out spam?


If he is smart then he can adjust it by him self. We are not here to spoon feed every thing.

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Postby x2oxen » Tue Nov 04, 2008 4:22 pm

Dear farrukh don't forget to pamper first :lol: :P
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Postby LinuxFreaK » Thu Nov 06, 2008 5:22 am

Dear x2oxen,
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x2oxen wrote:Dear farrukh don't forget to pamper first :lol: :P


Sorry, I do not get you what do you mean by that ?

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