pine and sendmail problems

Janina Sajka janina at
Wed Feb 16 10:02:04 EST 2005

And, you may need to set your equivalent of my:


To keep lists like this one happy.

If you do make such changes in, be sure to make them. In my
case, it's:

make -C /etc/mail

and then restart sendmail.

Now, the 587 port requires other things, like TLS. So, there can be more
to it. I don't know whether one would TLS over port 25, but that's more
about your ISP, I suppose.

Toby Fisher writes:
> Ok, so as I understand it, you need to log in to send email, not just 
> receive?
> In this case, I'm not sure I can be of much help, except to suggest that, 
> in the short term until you've done some reading around the Pine docs, it 
> might be faster to quickly set up a mail server on the local machine, since 
> it should be possible to set that up to do your smtp log-in.  If you do 
> this, you need to set the Pine smtp server option either to localhost or 
> the empty string.
> Hth
> Toby
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "randy turner" <rturner2 at>
> To: "Toby Fisher" <toby at>
> Cc: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 8:19 PM
> Subject: Re: pine and sendmail problems
> >
> >i checked that and it is ok,
> >my domain is
> >my smtp is
> >my question is if my mail server
> >is asking for a login where is pine and sendmail
> >getting a login for my mail server?
> >
> >On Tue, 15 Feb 2005, Toby Fisher wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>----- Original Message ----- From: "randy turner" <rturner2 at>
> >>To: <speakup at>
> >>Sent: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 7:16 PM
> >>Subject: pine and sendmail problems
> >>
> >>
> >>>hi all,
> >>>my isp changed there mail system,
> >>>now i have to add my domain to my user name
> >>>from what i am reading pine uses the user name from the system,
> >>>well for  example i log in as rturner2
> >>>now that worked fine when my isp did not require me to
> >>>add on my domain name,
> >>>i just created a new user and that worked fine,
> >>>my isp wants my login for email to look like this
> >>>rturner at
> >>>because pine uses the $user and i can't create a new user
> >>>with the domain added on to my user name,
> >>>i don't know how to fix this problem.
> >>>any ideas on how i need to configure pine or sendmail to accept this?
> >>
> >>I'd suggest the best way is to use the domain setting in Pine.  From the 
> >>main menu, hit s, then c, and the domain is the 2nd option, just below 
> >>the "personal name" option.
> >>
> >>hth
> >>
> >>Toby
> >>
> >>
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