Tag: Sendmail

Change your Mail Transport Agent (MTA)

A Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) is a software that transfers electronic mail messages from one computer to another using a client server application architecture. An MTA is also called by a few other names such as – a Message Transfer Agent, Mail Relay, and Mail Transport Agent. Some of the popular MTAs in use are …

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Configuring Gmail as a Sendmail email relay

In this article I will show how to configure gmail to be an email relay for your linux server with sendmail MTA. This allow you to send letters from your bash scripts, hosted website or from command line using mail command. Other examples where you can utilize this setting is for a notification purposes such or failed backups etc. …

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Configuring SENDMAIL for use GMAIL as Relay

To have emails from your linux servers accepted by destination email server you need to send it via trusted smarthost (relay). Google mail relay servers are what we need here. Let’s configure our sendmail for sending mail via gmail relay… Preparation and installation Sendmail installation:

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