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mailconfig(8)							mailconfig(8)



NAME

  mailconfig - Sets up the routing and delivery	of mail	for the	system.

SYNOPSIS

  /usr/sbin/mailconfig [-ui cui	 [cuioptions] |	gui  [x	resources]]

OPTIONS

  -ui Specifies	the user interface to be invoked

      The mailconfig program can be run	using either the graphical user
      interface	(gui) or the command-line interface (cui):

      gui     Specifies	the graphical user interface.

	      Sample command line:
		   mailconfig -ui gui

	      [x resources]:  The mailconfig -ui gui command accepts all of
	      the standard X Toolkit command-line options, which are docu-
	      mented in	the OPTIONS section of the X(1X) reference page.

      cui     Specifies	the command-line interface.

	      Sample command line:
		   mailconfig -ui cui

	      [cuioptions]:  The mailconfig -ui	cui command accepts the	fol-
	      lowing command-line options:

	      -Help
		  Provides a brief help	message, listing all configurable
		  mailconfig components	and the	actions	that can be performed
		  on them.

		  Sample command line:
		       mailconfig -ui cui -Help

	      -<&lt;component>&gt; Help
		  Provides a detailed help message on how to configure the
		  specified component.

		  Sample command line:
		       mailconfig -ui cui -host	Help

		  In the help message, the actions and attribute values	that
		  are pertinent	to the specified component are listed.

		  The following	is a list of all possible actions for all
		  configurable components:

		  create
		      Creates a	new configuration for the specified com-
		      ponent.

		  modify
		      Modifies the specified component's existing
		      configuration.

		  add Adds a new attribute value to the	specified component's
		      existing configuration.

		  purge
		      Removes the specified component's	existing configura-
		      tion.

		  remove
		      Deletes an attribute value from the specified
		      component's existing configuration.

		  list
		      Lists all	attribute values in the	specified component.

		  attrs
		      Lists (on	stdout)	all attributes that the	specified
		      component	can use.  A subset of these attributes is
		      listed on	the create action line of the help provided
		      when you issue the mailconfig -ui	cui -<&lt;component>&gt; Help
		      command.

		  index
		      Lists any	attributes used	to define the uniqueness of
		      the specified component.

	      -<&lt;component>&gt; <&lt;action>&gt; [attr=<&lt;value>&gt; ...]
		  Performs a specific action (for example, modify) on the
		  specified component, optionally altering one or more of the
		  component's attributes.

		  Sample command line:
		       mailconfig -ui cui -host	modify alias=frew



DESCRIPTION

  The Mail Configuration application, mailconfig, is used by the system
  administrator	to set up the routing and delivery of mail for the system.
  The protocols	that can be used are: DECnet, DECnet/OSI, MTS, UUCP, Inter-
  net, X.25, POP, and IMAP.  The configuration of POP and IMAP services	under
  mailconfig is	transparent to the system administrator.

  Dependencies:	 Before	using Mail Configuration, be sure to configure the
  system using the following applications, which you can access	from the Sys-
  Man Configuration Checklist:

    +  Network Configuration

    +  BIND Configuration

    +  NFS Configuration

    +  UUCP or other network protocols that you	use to send mail

    +  NTP

    +  NIS

  The mailconfig application can be invoked from:

       The CDE Application Manager
       Application Group: System_Admin
       Desktop_Apps Subgroup: Configuration
       Configuration Subgroup: Mail

  To start mailconfig from the command line, enter /usr/sbin/mailconfig.

  Online help is available for the mailconfig application.  To get help,
  click	on any Help button or use the Help pull-down menu.

NOTES

  The -focus option is not valid because mail is configured throughout a Tru-
  Cluster Server cluster; hence, all nodes in the cluster have the same	mail
  configuration.

  For a	cluster	to handle any mail protocol, other than	the Internet proto-
  col, all nodes must have that	protocol installed, configured,	and operating
  in the same fashion.

RESTRICTIONS

  You must have	the appropriate	privileges to use this application.

EXAMPLES

   1.  Opens Mail Configuration	in the graphical user interface.
	    mailconfig -ui gui

   2.  Opens Mail Configuration	in the command-line interface.
	    mailconfig -ui cui

   3.  Provides	a brief	help message for the command-line interface of Mail
       Configuration, listing all configurable mailconfig components and the
       actions that can	be performed on	them.
	    mailconfig -ui cui -Help

   4.  Provides	a detailed help	message	on how to configure host, the speci-
       fied component.
	    mailconfig -ui cui -host Help

   5.  Opens Mail Configuration	in the command-line interface while changing
       the host	alias to frew.
	    mailconfig -ui cui -host modify alias=frew

   6.  The /usr/dt/appconfig/help/C/MailConfig.sdl command opens the Mail
       Configuration help volume from the command line without running the
       application.
	    /usr/dt/bin/dthelpview -h



FILES

  /usr/dt/appconfig/help/C/MailConfig.sdl
      Mail Configuration help volume

  /etc/rc.config.*
      Specify the environment variables	that define part of the	mail confi-
      guration on the system

  /var/adm/sendmail/sendmail.cf
      Current sendmail configuration settings

  /var/adm/sendmail/sendmail.cf.0
      Previous sendmail	configuration settings

  /var/adm/sendmail/sendmail.cf.orig
      Original sendmail	configuration settings

  /var/adm/sendmail/mail.cfg
      Current mail configuration in stanza file	format

SEE ALSO

  Commands: mailsetup(8), rc.config(8)

  Files: aliases(4), sendmail.cf(4), stanza(4)

  Network: mail_intro(7), mail_manual_setup(7)