Sendmail Tutorial?

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Fri Aug 11 10:58:28 PDT 2000

> Does anybody know of a good "online" tutorial for setting up sendmail from
> scratch?  I am looking for something that assumes no mail capabilities of
> the system (i.e. it tells you to create /var/spool/mail with such and such
> permission).  Does such a thing even exist.  I hesitate to buy "the bat
> book", as I only plan on doing small things with it.

The bat book still will be the best place to start. It's an investment,
but it's worth it. You could try's installation notes
and possible other documentation but the sendmail book is the most
comprehensive piece of documentation.

Gerard Beekmans

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