Bug 38554 - sendmail.cf missing LOGIN Authentication Mechanism
sendmail.cf missing LOGIN Authentication Mechanism
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sendmail (Show other bugs)
7.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Florian La Roche
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-05-01 10:58 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-05-01 10:58:14 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2001-05-01 10:58:10 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.2-2smp i686)


We were unable to send and receive mail from outside the local host until
we added the following line in the /etc/sendmail.cf file:

C(TrustAuthMech}LOGIN

which solved the problem.

BTW -- lots of "fun" to get a mail server fully running in RedHat 7.1... 
There ought to be some documentation somewhere.  Installed the IPOP server,
changed the firewall settings, fixed files in xinetd.d, and then had to
track this problem down.

Albert Crosby

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Comment 1 Florian La Roche 2001-05-08 16:16:12 EDT
sendmail doc should be expanded for the next release. Please look at
/etc/mail/sendmail.mc to find more commented out configuration things.

Thanks,

Florian La Roche

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