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Re: just mail forwarding to smart mailer




Hi Bonno,

On Sunday, 14 April at 08:00, Bonno Bloksma wrote:

> 
> 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?
> 

The program 'msmtp' might be what you're looking for. It's an easy to
use smtp client. The Arch Linux wiki has some good info on 'mstmp'.

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All the best
Wim