The first part of this book covers the building, installation, and
configuration of V8.12 sendmail, the latest
version as of the publication of this book. If newer releases occur,
you should obtain the latest source (see Section 2.2) and use it in place of this version. The
first part of this book also covers building, installing, and using
the companion programs supplied with the
sendmail source distribution.
- Chapter 2
Discusses the reasons for using sendmail in the
first place. Shows where and how to obtain the source and how to
build and install the working binary and most support files.
- Chapter 3
Lists the many compile-time macros used to tune
sendmail to your site's
specific needs, illustrates their use, and provides a comprehensive
alphabetical listing of them all.
- Chapter 4
Covers the easy creation of a configuration file using
V8's m4 technique. A huge
number of FEATUREs are described, each providing an easy solution to
an otherwise difficult configuration problem.
- Chapter 5
Discusses all the programs that are supplied with the
sendmail source, such as
vacation and makemap, and
shows how to build, install, and use them.