[TriLUG] sendmail 8.11.6 virtual Host
remotelabs.hostmasterus at globalknowledge.com
Fri Oct 3 09:01:58 EDT 2003
I'm not sure if this is what you are after but...
If you want to use DNS for this then set up an appropriate zone file for
the virtualDom.com. Then include a line like this:
virtualdom.com. IN MX 10 mail.realdom.com.
This will take mail for user at virtualdom.com and send it to your mail
server in the real domain. This virtualdom.com zone is very tidy as
On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 22:02, Jon Carnes wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-10-02 at 18:54, Nacho Garcia wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I´m having problems with sendmail VH can you help me?
> > first of all,
> > it is absolutly necessary to had named working with two zones (realDom.com
> > and virtualDom.com) ? or I can mapped them into /etc/hosts (just probbing in
> > my intranet)
> Mapping them via the /etc/hosts file will work for local connections as
> long as every machine has the information in their /etc/hosts.
> Sendmail may not deliver from one machine to the next, depending on your
> Sendmail setup, but it will work for local delivery.
> > when I connect to POP/SMTP server can I use both of them? I mean, I´m
> > user at virtDom.com and I try to connect to mail.realDom.com. It will Work?
> Sendmail is an smtp server which means that it shuffles mail from one
> place to another. If you want to download Mail, then you will need an
> Imap or a POP server running as well.
> Most POP servers only require a username (not username at domain.com), and
> a password.
> > Do I need to create them (my real and virtual Users) as:
> > linuxconf --> add user user1 (as physic or POP user)
> > and then create him as Virtual POP user?
> What version of Linux are you using? Red Hat, Mandrake, Suse, Debian,
> Linuxconf is very out of date. You might consider using Webmin instead.
> In most distributions you can also use the useradd command.
> > I´m having problem with -ERR Bad Login
> > Thanks
> > Nacho
> Good Luck Nacho. You might want to look at this and see if it is
> Jon Carnes
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