Posts Tagged ‘ sendmail ’

Puppet’s Exec type is lying

4 October 2011
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Using puppet, you can trigger a command after a file is updated. This works really well where I want to update the sendmail.mc file, run make sendmail.cf and then restart the sendmail process. This is exactly what I want, but it didn’t work the way I expected. Setup and Configuration I have puppet configured to…

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Fighting foreign language spam

24 January 2011
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The single largest class of spam that seems to get into my inbox is foreign language spam.  The spam seems to get through the multiple anti-spam layers I use: sendmail SpamCop SpamHaus MailScanner -> Spam Assassin / ClamAV Procmail Mac OS X Mail.app Junk Filtering Custom Mail.app Rules I have no idea why this is…

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sendmail as a SMTP-AUTH client

7 July 2009
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For a long time now, I’ve wanted to be able to generate mail from my computer at home, but because I’m behind a dynamic DHCP address, it is hard to have a resolvable hostname.  My hosting provider would not accept mail from a hostname that did not resolve. The solution was to configure my MTA…

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