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Part I Network Services Topics

1.  Network Service (Overview)

2.  Managing Web Cache Servers

3.  Time-Related Services

Part II Accessing Network File Systems Topics

4.  Managing Network File Systems (Overview)

5.  Network File System Administration (Tasks)

6.  Accessing Network File Systems (Reference)

Part III SLP Topics

7.  SLP (Overview)

8.  Planning and Enabling SLP (Tasks)

9.  Administering SLP (Tasks)

10.  Incorporating Legacy Services

11.  SLP (Reference)

Part IV Mail Services Topics

12.  Mail Services (Overview)

13.  Mail Services (Tasks)

Task Map for Mail Services

Planning Your Mail System

Local Mail Only

Local Mail and a Remote Connection

Setting Up Mail Services (Task Map)

Setting Up Mail Services

How to Set Up a Mail Server

How to Set Up a Mail Client

How to Set Up a Mail Host

How to Set Up a Mail Gateway

How to Use DNS With sendmail

Changing the sendmail Configuration (Task Map)

Changing the sendmail Configuration

How to Build a New File

Setting Up a Virtual Host

How to Automatically Rebuild a Configuration File

How to Use sendmail in the Open Mode

How to Set SMTP to Use TLS

How to Manage Mail Delivery by Using an Alternate Configuration of

Administering Mail Alias Files (Task Map)

Administering Mail Alias Files

How to Initiate an NIS+ mail_aliases Table

How to List the Contents of the NIS+ mail_aliases Table

How to Add Aliases to the NIS+ mail_aliases Table From the Command Line

How to Add Entries by Editing an NIS+ mail_aliases Table

How to Edit Entries in an NIS+ mail_aliases Table

How to Set Up an NIS mail.aliases Map

How to Set Up a Local Mail Alias File

How to Create a Keyed Map File

Managing the postmaster Alias

How to Create a postmaster Alias in Each Local /etc/mail/aliases File

How to Create a Separate Mailbox for postmaster

How to Add the postmaster Mailbox to the Aliases in the /etc/mail/aliases File

Administering the Queue Directories (Task Map)

Administering the Queue Directories

How to Display the Contents of the Mail Queue, /var/spool/mqueue

How to Force Mail Queue Processing in the Mail Queue, /var/spool/mqueue

How to Run a Subset of the Mail Queue, /var/spool/mqueue

How to Move the Mail Queue, /var/spool/mqueue

How to Run the Old Mail Queue, /var/spool/omqueue

Administering .forward Files (Task Map)

Administering .forward Files

How to Disable .forward Files

How to Change the .forward-File Search Path

How to Create and Populate /etc/shells

Troubleshooting Procedures and Tips for Mail Services (Task Map)

Troubleshooting Procedures and Tips for Mail Services

How to Test the Mail Configuration

How to Check Mail Aliases

How to Test the sendmail Rule Sets

How to Verify Connections to Other Systems

Logging Error Messages

Other Sources for Mail Diagnostic Information

Resolving Error Messages

14.  Mail Services (Reference)

Part V Serial Networking Topics

15.  Solaris PPP 4.0 (Overview)

16.  Planning for the PPP Link (Tasks)

17.  Setting Up a Dial-up PPP Link (Tasks)

18.  Setting Up a Leased-Line PPP Link (Tasks)

19.  Setting Up PPP Authentication (Tasks)

20.  Setting Up a PPPoE Tunnel (Tasks)

21.  Fixing Common PPP Problems (Tasks)

22.  Solaris PPP 4.0 (Reference)

23.  Migrating From Asynchronous Solaris PPP to Solaris PPP 4.0 (Tasks)

24.  UUCP (Overview)

25.  Administering UUCP (Tasks)

26.  UUCP (Reference)

Part VI Working With Remote Systems Topics

27.  Working With Remote Systems (Overview)

28.  Administering the FTP Server (Tasks)

29.  Accessing Remote Systems (Tasks)

Part VII Monitoring Network Services Topics

30.  Monitoring Network Performance (Tasks)



Chapter 13

Mail Services (Tasks)

This chapter describes how to set up and administer mail services. If you are not familiar with administering mail services, read Chapter 12, Mail Services (Overview) for an introduction to the components of mail services. This chapter also provides a description of a typical mail service configuration, as shown in Figure 12-1. The following list can help you find groups of related procedures that are covered in this chapter.

See Chapter 14, Mail Services (Reference) for a more detailed description of the components of mail services. This chapter also describes the mail service programs and files, the mail routing process, the interactions of sendmail with name services, and the features in version 8.13 of sendmail that are not fully described in the sendmail(1M) man page.