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Sending mail through an NT proxy Server from Linux

Posted on 1998-07-21
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How do you set up linux to send email via a Wingate proxy
running on Windows NT. I have done it running netscape in X windows enviroment ??
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by:warrenr
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I can Telnet the SMTP server at the ISP via the proxy using
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alexbik earned 100 total points
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Hi,

If you are using sendmail, you should obtain a (or make your own) configuration file
used for situations where all mail is sent through one 'smart' relay. This config is
ready-made available, so you probably don't want to write your own. Just say the wingate
machine is your 'smart' mailhub and you're set. In Netscape it's different, you can configure the name (or IP) of the SMTP server. Netscape conects to that host directly, so
the mail never even reaches sendmail on your local machine.

Alex.

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by:sioux
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You should use Winproxy in stead of Wingate. Much better.
You can get it at http://www.winproxy.net

Michel
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