My Oracle Support Banner

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

Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2019

Applies to:

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


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 was masqueraded as, would not be masqueraded by default to .

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



To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.