How to remove the 'root' user from the EXPOSED_USER list when using sendmail masquerading (Doc ID 1621730.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 GA and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

When using masquerading with sendmail, there exist a number of 'exposed users'. By default, the 'root' is included in this list.

For instance, if all mail from host topaz.foo.com was masqueraded as foo.com, root@topaz.foo.com would not be masqueraded by default to root@foo.com .

This article explains how to create a new sendmail.cf configuration file so that masquerading will take place for the root user.

 

Solution

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