Sounds like he wants to set up virtual hosting in sendmail not multiple
servers. This can be done by adding the domain name to
/etc/mail/local-host-names and adding entries to /etc/mail/virtusertable.
There is documentation on the sendmail web site dealling with this (try the
following in google - "sendmail virtual hosting").
I'd recommend something other than sendmail though - exim would be my choice
but I'm sure others would disagree. In exim add the domain to local_domains
and then you may want different directors for each domain (or the default
will do if there are no two local parts that are the same across multiple
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Shirley" <diamond at skynet.ie>
To: "Irish Linux Users Group" <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2002 3:09 PM
Subject: [ILUG] [sj_whale at hotmail.com: Fwd: Re: Multiple mail servers]
> This mail was sent to me last night, thought t'would be better of
> here, me not knowing anything about sendmail etc.
>> ----- Forwarded message from Steve whale <sj_whale at hotmail.com> -----
>> From: "Steve whale" <sj_whale at hotmail.com>
> Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2002 14:34:14 -0400
> To: Lhecking at NOSPAM-nmrc.ie, diamond at skynet.ie> Subject: Fwd: Re: Multiple mail servers
> X-Originating-IP: [126.96.36.199]
> X-OriginalArrivalTime: 24 Jul 2002 18:34:15.0054 (UTC)
>> Hi. I was wondering if either of you could help??
>> We are setting up virtual web servers using Apache on Linux and that works
> fine ie we can host several domain web sites this way on one Linux box
>> We have also set up, so far, ONE mail server for one of these domains
> the install-sendmail-5.5 script from the Cork Linux Users Group
>> We would like to set up more than one mail server on the one Linux box and
> were wondering how to go about this?? Ie can we use the same script and
> just answer the questions. I am thinking if we do this it will overlay the
> previous mail server???
>> Appreciate any help you may be able to give to set up more than one mail
> server for different domains on one linux box
>> Steve Whale
> ----- End forwarded message -----
> "Oh look, it's the Pigeon of Love."
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