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  1. #1
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    sendmail - does it recieve to?

    bit of a stupid question here,

    but does sendmail recieve mail to?

    and to get it to work, i just have to set up an mx record in bind right?

  2. #2
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    Sendmail is an SMTP server. Therefore it processes both mail destined for it, and mail destined for another SMTP server.

  3. #3
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    more accurately it's an MTA =) have you checked out qmail.. it's a very nice replacement for sendmail
    neil MCITP, VCP

  4. #4
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    Yes, sendmail will receive. You need to do some more than just add an MX record... there is also some sendmail configuration that needs to take place.

    Aaron

  5. #5
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    Yeah, yeah, yeah... It is an MTA...

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