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I am using a NetraJ running Solaris 2.5.1 that is my mail server: there are some other unix machine connected on my local network
I would like to send my mail to the mail server, and this one should be able to recognize if the mail is directed to other machine of my local network.
On the manual it is written to create /usr/lib/mailhosts (doesn't explain which is the format), and make some minor change in sendmail.cf.

When I did these change, and I sent some mail to hosts on local network, the mail server tries to send them out of my
local network !!!!!

help me !!

lba@geodata.it
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In a heterogenous network with many sendmial hosts its easiest to choose one machine as mailhub. This machine is configured to handle all mail in and out for the domain. All other machines get the simple client.cf as sendmail.cf with information added to send all mail via the hub. The hub itself should be configured as a normal sendmail server with the FEATURE(allmasquerade) and FEATURE(alwaysaddomain)

The client.cf can be found either in O'Reillys  sendmail manual or in the sendmail distribution (ftp.sendmail.org)
The hub shoudl be configured also via the m4 tools in the sendmail distribution

There is no way to achieve this only using the netscape configure tool for the netra Solaris dist. You must hackon shell level.

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I don't know what you mean by mailhub
and m4 tools !!

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