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I have a redhat linux server that send log files to various users. We have recently migrated our email to office365 and I can not send anymore because our stmp server has changed.  I have read many documents on configuring the sendmail.mc file. It requires using m4 to produce the sendmail.cf file. I can not use m4 because sendmail-cf was not installed on the server. We can not install it because of support issues. However, I can make the changes directly in the sendmail.cf file. Here is what the sendmail.mc has:

divert(-1)dnl
dnl include(`/usr/share/sendmail-cf/m4/cf.m4')dnl
VERSIONID(`setup for linux')dnl
OSTYPE(`linux')dnl
define(`SMART_HOST',`smtp.gmail.com')dnl
define(`RELAY_MAILER_ARGS', `TCP $h 587')
define(`ESMTP_MAILER_ARGS', `TCP $h 587')
define(`confDEF_USER_ID', ``8:12'')dnl
define(`confTO_CONNECT', `1m')dnl
define(`confTRY_NULL_MX_LIST', `True')dnl
define(`confDONT_PROBE_INTERFACES', `True')dnl
define(`PROCMAIL_MAILER_PATH', `/usr/bin/procmail')dnl
define(`ALIAS_FILE', `/etc/aliases')dnl
define(`STATUS_FILE', `/var/log/mail/statistics')dnl
define(`UUCP_MAILER_MAX', `2000000')dnl
define(`confUSERDB_SPEC', `/etc/mail/userdb.db')dnl
define(`confPRIVACY_FLAGS', `authwarnings,novrfy,noexpn,restrictqrun')dnl
define(`confAUTH_OPTIONS', `A p')dnl
define(`confTO_IDENT', `0')dnl
FEATURE(`authinfo',`hash -o /etc/mail/auth/client-info.db')dnl
dnl #
dnl # Rudimentary information on creating certificates for sendmail TLS:
dnl #
dnl #     cd /etc/pki/tls/certs;
dnl #      make sendmail.pem
dnl #
define(`confAUTH_OPTIONS', `A p')dnl
define(`confCACERT_PATH', `/etc/pki/tls/certs')dnl
define(`confCACERT', `/etc/pki/tls/certs/ca-bundle.crt')dnl
define(`confSERVER_CERT', `/etc/pki/tls/certs/sendmail.pem')dnl
define(`confSERVER_KEY', `/etc/pki/tls/certs/sendmail.pem')dnl
FEATURE(`no_default_msa', `dnl')dnl
FEATURE(`smrsh', `/usr/sbin/smrsh')dnl
FEATURE(`mailertable', `hash -o /etc/mail/mailertable.db')dnl
FEATURE(`virtusertable', `hash -o /etc/mail/virtusertable.db')dnl
FEATURE(redirect)dnl
FEATURE(always_add_domain)dnl
FEATURE(use_cw_file)dnl
FEATURE(use_ct_file)dnl
FEATURE(local_procmail, `', `procmail -t -Y -a $h -d $u')dnl
FEATURE(`access_db', `hash -T -o /etc/mail/access.db')dnl
FEATURE(`blacklist_recipients')dnl
EXPOSED_USER(`root')dnl
FEATURE(`accept_unresolvable_domains')dnl
FEATURE(`relay_based_on_MX')dnl
LOCAL_DOMAIN(`localhost.localdomain')dnl
MASQUERADE_AS(`mybrcc.edu')dnl
FEATURE(masquerade_envelope)dnl
FEATURE(masquerade_entire_domain)dnl
MASQUERADE_DOMAIN(`mybrcc.edu')dnl
MAILER(smtp)dnl
MAILER(procmail)dnl
MAILER(cyrusv2)dnl


I need this translated into sendmail.cf file. Thanks in advance.
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by:Jan Springer
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You can configure the sendmail.cf file directly (and carefully).

It's just not clear what has changed with regard to this mail server so that I can advise of the changes needed.
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Here you go, sendmail.txt is attached (it wouldn't take .cf). I had to correct two lines in your mc file:
dnl include(`/usr/share/sendmail-cf/m4/cf.m4')dnl

changed to:
include(`/usr/share/sendmail-cf/m4/cf.m4')dnl

and:
FEATURE(`access_db', `hash -T -o /etc/mail/access.db')dnl

changed to:
FEATURE(`access_db', `hash -T<TMPF> -o /etc/mail/access.db')dnl
sendmail.txt
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Postfix is default on EL6... It replaces sendmail just fine and has primary config in text files...
If you want to edit cf file you need to get veeryy old UNIX manuals or books (before 2000 is a good try)
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A simple point - recent (like post-2000) sendmail releases do not document cf file editing and make config using m4...
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