Web lists-archives.com

Re: just mail forwarding to smart mailer

Bonno Bloksma wrote:

> Hi,
> All along I just installed the standard system on a Debian machine.
> Created an alias for the root user with the email address of our
> servicedesk to have it send any mails to my servicedesk account and that
> was it. The last Debian installations no longer have a default mailserver
> installed and frankly, I do not need a full blown mailserver but.... I do
> want mails generated on the local machine forwarded to our on-site smart
> relay server. I could install all of Exim again and do the standard
> dpkg-reconfigure exim4-config I did before where I tell it where the
> smarthost is, but.... is there a "better" way that does not need the full
> Exim package? I am looking for an "easy light weight just empty the local
> queue and send it to the smart host" setup. I don't mind experimenting and
> it doesn not need to be Exim but the info I get Googling is just too
> diverse and does not get me much closer to what I want. :-( Who can help
> me and point me to some relevant info?
> Bonno Bloksma

exim4-daemon-light or postfix and many other offer SMTP