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    Sendmail Error


    I am getting the following error when I run service sendmail start command:

    Starting sendmail: 554 5.0.0 No local mailer defined
    554 5.0.0 QueueDirectory (Q) option must be set
    [FAILED]


    I have sendmail installed. Itried running the command rpm -qa | grep -i sendmail and got the following output:

    sendmail-8.13.8-2.el5

    I tried the command
    m4 /etc/mail/sendmail.mc > /etc/mail/sendmail.cf

    and got the follwing error:

    /etc/mail/sendmail.mc:10: m4: cannot open `/usr/share/sendmail-cf/m4/cf.m4': No such file
    or directory


    How to solve this error? I don't have yum installed on my system. So please help with commands that doesn't use yum.


    R.Sridaran
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    If there's a makefile, try a make all.

    No yum... Does that mean no package repositories (any reason for this?) or just no yum (but, say, apt instead)?
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    My administrator had not installed yum for some security reasons. I have sendmail installed. But it is not starting. How to solve this error?

    R.Sridaran

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