This book offers step-by-step instructions and standard and advanced techniques for installing, configuring, and maintaining Linux Sendmail, and illustrates techniques with many examples. Rather than being merely a reference to all of the Sendmail configuration options, the book provides insight into how real servers are actually configured. Material assumes an understanding of computers and IP networks, and of Linux system administration. Hunt is a TCP/IP and Linux expert who lectures at networking trade shows. He has written other books on Linux. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Authoritative Answers to All Your Sendmail Questions—Specifically for Linux AdministratorsLinux Sendmail Administration is the most complete, most advanced guide to Sendmail you'll find anywhere. Written by one of today's most renowned Linux experts, this book teaches you, step-by-step, all the standard and advanced techniques you need to know to install, configure, and maintain Sendmail. Hundreds of clear, consistent examples illustrate these techniques in detail—so you stay on track and accomplish all your goals. Coverage includes:Understanding Internet mail protocols and multimedia extensionsUnderstanding e-mail architecture and the role of SendmailInstalling Sendmail source or a binary distribution on a Linux systemBuilding a Sendmail configuration using the m4 languageAnalyzing and improving the Red Hat Sendmail configurationUsing Sendmail databases to customize your configurationUnderstanding the sendmail.cf file and its commandsUnderstanding ruleset and using rewrite rules to modify addressesHiding usernames and hostnamesTesting and debugging Sendmail configurationsControlling spam e-mailSecuring a Sendmail serverUsing Sendmail cryptographic authentication techniquesThe Craig Hunt Linux LibraryThe Craig Hunt Linux Library is a seven-book set that provides in-depth, advanced coverage of the key topics for Linux administrators. Topics include Samba Server Administration, System Administration, DNS Server Administration, Apache Web Server Administration, NFS and Automounter, and Linux Security. Each book in the series is either written by or meticulously reviewed by Craig Hunt to ensure the highest quality and most complete coverage for networking professionals working specifically in Linux environments.