My Oracle Support Banner

How to Build a New sendmail.cf File (Doc ID 1672733.1)

Last updated on JUNE 01, 2021

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 9 9/05 U8 to 11.2 [Release 9.0 to 11.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The recommended method to make changes to the sendmail.cf file using the /etc/mail/cf/cf templates and
the /usr/ccs/bin/make command is demonstrated.

Solution

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
Goal
Solution
 Step 1 - make a copy of the /etc/mail/cf/cf/main.mc file
 Step 2 - edit the change-relay.mc file and add the new entry. Save the file.
 Step 3 - Generate a new .cf file from the change-relay.mc source file
 Step 4 - install the new sendmail.cf file and restart the sendmail service
 Additional tips and information
References

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