Configuring sendmail on Jaguar
Subject:   Sendmail - no daemon needed?
Date:   2003-09-11 14:29:56
From:   welshr
We have a collection of many hosts running applications that sometimes generate alerts that need to be delivered to a caretaker. We use mail to accomplish this but we don't want to run the full-up sendmail daemon on all these machines for security reasons. These machines NEVER receive mail. Just killing the sendmail daemon causes the messages to build up in the queue and not be delivered. There is a separate mailhost in our network that takes care of all deliveries, mailboxes, etc. How can I get my mail delivered appropriately without having sendmail waiting for connections also?