[svlug] sendmail help
scott at hijinks.com
Tue Oct 2 10:35:01 PDT 2001
now we are getting somewhere :-)
turned it off in xinetd
tried to start and got this
[root at hijinksdesign prog]# /usr/lib/sendmail -bd
Warning: Option: AuthOptions requires SASL support (-DSASL)
The following message was sent by William Black <wjblack at yahoo.com> on Tue, 2 Oct 2001 10:19:10 -0700 (PDT).
> If it's working in xinetd but not as a standalone
> daemon, then:
> 1. Turn it off in xinetd (set the activate flag to
> "no", run "/etc/rc.d/init.d/xinetd restart". I've
> noticed that "killall -HUP xinetd" seems to be
> insufficient for some reason).
> 2. Run just "/usr/lib/sendmail -bd". Hopefully you
> either won't get any errors onscreen, or you will and
> they'll be obvious.
> 3. Check out the output of "netstat -l". Port 25
> should have something listening on it.
> 4. Telnet to port 25.
> If step 4 works, then all should be well on reboot.
> If not, then it's a matter of what step it failed at.
> --- scott bakalor <scott at hijinks.com> wrote:
> > I specifacally turned the firewall off and when I
> > run sendmail through xinetd it does accept
> > connections.
> > [root at hijinksdesign scott]# ps aux | grep mail
> > root 7848 0.0 0.5 2524 1336 ? S
> > 09:26 0:00 sendmail: server
> > root 7851 0.0 0.5 2524 1336 ? S
> > 09:27 0:00 sendmail: server
> > If i turn off xinetd do a reboot I can not get any
> > connections to the sendmaileven though it is in the
> > bootup.
> > I am running this command in xinetd
> > /usr/sbin/sendmail -bs
> > - Scott
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