[SATLUG] Sendmail Auto BCC

Henry Pugsley henry.pugsley at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 00:56:04 CDT 2010


I suggest with this course of action:

1) Install postfix
2) Setup Auto BCC http://www.postfix.org/ADDRESS_REWRITING_README.html
3) Figure out what to do with the next 12 hours you saved by not using sendmail

-Henry

On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 12:51 AM, Daniel J. Givens
<daniel at rugmonster.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 11 Aug 2010 15:15:18 -0500 (CDT), Leif Johnson <leif at paisd.net>
> wrote:
>> I'm considering adding a Barracuda Email Archiver to our school network.
>> In order for this to work I will need to setup journalling (MS Exchange
>> terminology). I'm using sendmail and I hear the sendmail equivalent is
>> "auto bcc."
>>
>> Can someone offer me some advice on how to setup auto bcc in sendmail?
>> My sendmail version is a bit archaic: sendmail-8.13.8-1.fc5.
>
> You have to use a milter with sendmail as it doesn't have the functionality
> built in. My friend Google pointed me to this:
>
> http://www.snertsoft.com/sendmail/milter-bcc/
>
> If it's even a possibility, you may want to consider moving over to Postfix
> as it has this functionality built-in and a much easier config. Of all the
> Linux admins I know, I've only met maybe one or two that preferred sendmail
> because they knew it better than Postfix and Exim, and a couple more that
> preferred Exim. By and large though, almost everyone would rather work on
> Postfix for most everything MTA related.
>
> Yes, qmail is there, but I've never heard of anyone actually liking it.
>
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