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System Administration Guide: Network Services     Oracle Solaris 11 Express 11/10
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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 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)



Task Map for Mail Services

The following table refers you to other task maps that focus on a specific group of procedures.

For Instructions
Setting up mail services
Use these procedures to set up each component of your mail service. Learn how to set up a mail server, a mail client, a mail host, and a mail gateway. Learn how to use DNS with sendmail.
Altering the sendmail configuration
Use these procedures to modify your configuration files or service properties.
Administering mail alias files
Use these procedures to provide aliasing on your network. Learn how to set up an NIS map, a local mail alias, a keyed map file, and a postmaster alias.
Administering the mail queue
Use these procedures to provide smooth queue processing. Learn how to display and move the mail queue, force mail queue processing, and run a subset of the mail queue. Also, learn how to run the old mail queue.
Administering .forward files
Use these procedures to disable .forward files or change the search path of the .forward file. Also, learn how to permit users to use the .forward file by creating and populating /etc/shells.
Troubleshooting procedures and tips for mail services
Use these procedures and tips to resolve problems with your mail service. Learn how to test the mail configuration, check mail aliases, test the sendmail rule sets, verify connections to other systems, and log messages. Also, learn where to look for other mail diagnostic information.
Resolving error messages
Use the information in this section to resolve some mail-related error messages.