Re: set SMTP server for mutt -- RE: send e-mail without use sendmail

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On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 09:31:04PM -0500, Matt Domsch wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 03:19:09PM +1100, Lux Zhang wrote:
> >    Hi,
> >    my ISP request "From" and smtp server be set in order to send out email.
> >    my question is that
> >    how to set the "from'header and 'SMTP' server for mutt?
> 
> Two parts.  In ~/.muttrc, put:
> 
> set from="Lux Zhang <[email protected]>"
> 
> 
> And mutt really does require you to be running some form of Mail
> Transport Agent, such as sendmail, locally.   A minimal sendmail, with
> a smarthost defined to point at your ISP's smtp server, is all you
> need.
> 
The latest mutt (1.5.16) does actually have a built-in MTA function if
it's selected at build time.

> On sendmail, the easist way to do this is to set an outgoing server in
> /etc/mail/mailertable with a line such as:
> 
> .   smtp:[smtp-server.your-isp.com]
> 
> and restart sendmail.
> 
> Thanks,
> Matt
> 
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> Matt Domsch
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