I'm slightly ashamed to ask this question in this haunt of geekdom,
but how does one send email from one machine on a LAN to another?
Basically, I want to forward the output of logwatch
from machine 1 ("helen") to machine 2 ("alfred").
If I send email from helen to tim at alfred
it finishes up in /var/spool/mail/tim on helen.
If I send it to tim at alfred.gayleard.com (my local domain)
it ends up in dead.letter on helen.
I'm running Centos-5.1 on helen,
and haven't done anything to /etc/mail/sendmail.mc except add
I'm running an IMAP/dovecot server on alfred,
but I don't think that is relevant.
I don't want to do anything very big (like changing from sendmail)
as I can always get the email delivered by going via my ISP.
But surely that should not be the best way for local mail?
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