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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)

What's New With Mail Services

Changes in this Release

Changes in the Solaris 10 1/06 Release

Changes in the Solaris 10 Release

Other sendmail Information Sources

Introduction to the Components of Mail Services

Overview of the Software Components

Overview of the Hardware Components

13.  Mail Services (Tasks)

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 12

Mail Services (Overview)

Setting up and maintaining an electronic mail service involves complex tasks that are critical to the daily operation of your network. As a network administrator, you might need to expand an existing mail service. Alternately, you might need to set up a mail service on a new network or a subnet. The chapters on mail services can help you plan and set up a mail service for your network. This chapter provides links to descriptions of new features in sendmail, as well as a list of other sources of information. The chapter also provides overviews of the software and hardware components that are required to establish a mail service.

See Chapter 13, Mail Services (Tasks) for procedural information about how to set up and administer mail services. For details, refer to Task Map for Mail Services.

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. See Changes in Version 8.13 of sendmail.