Running the Sendmail Configuration Wizard

To change how sendmail is configured to run (as a hub or a gateway), you must run the Configuration Wizard.

CAUTION
Changing the sendmail configuration to another mode erases any custom settings made to the sendmail.mc file. Any settings that configure or reference sendmail milters must be reapplied.

To run the Sendmail Configuration Wizard:

  1. In the Background Services table on the Local Services tab, click Run Configuration Wizard.

    The Select Mail Server Type page is displayed.

  2. Select one of the two mail server types:
    • Mail Hub: Select to deliver mail to all local accounts.

      1. Click Next.

        The Configure a Mail Hub page is displayed.

      2. Select the check box at the bottom of the Save Configuration table if you want the sendmail service automatically restarted when you finish.
      3. Click Finish.
    • Mail Gateway: Select to forward email to another server for redistribution.
      1. Click Next.

        The Configure a Gateway Mail Server page is displayed.

      2. Enter the information for each domain and server in the following manner.

        Enter the domain name (for example, myorganization.com). To include all sub-domains, enter a period at the beginning of the domain name. (for example, .myorganization.com). Enter a space or a tab. Enter the hostname. Be sure to enclose the hostname in square brackets if you don't want to perform an MX lookup to resolve the host (for example, smtp: [exchange.myorganization.com]).

      3. Once you have specified all of the required servers and domain names, click Next.

        The Specify the domains that this server will relay email for table is displayed.

      4. Specify addresses, subnets, hostnames, domain names or sub-domains.

        Each entry must be on a separate line. Be sure to add localhost to the list.

      5. Click Next.

        The Save Configuration dialog box is displayed.

      6. Select the check box at the bottom of the Save Configuration table if you want the sendmail service automatically restarted when you finish.
      7. Click Finish.

        The Sendmail Status page is displayed.

  3. If you did not select the option to restart sendmail automatically, you must restart the service manually for your changes to take effect by clicking Restart at the bottom of the Sendmail table.