System Administration Guide: Network Services

What's New With Mail Services

This section provides information about new features in various Solaris releases.

Changes in this Release

The following changes have been made in the Solaris 10 7/10 release release:

Changes in the Solaris 10 1/06 Release

Starting in the Solaris 10 1/06 release, sendmail supports SMTP using Transport Layer Security (TLS). For more information, see the following:

For a complete list of features in the Solaris 10 1/06 release, see Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 What’s New.

Changes in the Solaris 10 Release

Starting in the Solaris 10 release, sendmail version 8.13 is the default. For information about version 8.13 and other changes, see the following:

Additionally, the mail service is managed by the Service Management Facility. Administrative actions on this service, such as enabling, disabling, or restarting, can be performed by using the svcadm command. The service's status can be queried by using the svcs command. For more information about the Service Management Facility, see the smf(5) man page and Chapter 18, Managing Services (Overview), in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.