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Manual Reference Pages  -  SSMTP.CONF (5)

NAME

ssmtp.conf - ssmtp configuration file

CONTENTS

Description
Files
See Also
Authors

DESCRIPTION

ssmtp reads configuration data from /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf The file contains keyword-argument pairs, one per line. Lines starting with #’ and empty lines are interpreted as comments.

The possible keywords and their meanings are as follows (both are case-insensitive):
Root The user that gets all mail for userids less than 1000. If blank, address rewriting is disabled.

Mailhub
  The host to send mail to, in the form host | IP_addr[:port]. The default port is 25.

RewriteDomain
  The domain from which mail seems to come. for user authentication.

Hostname
  The full qualified name of the host. If not specified, the host is queried for its hostname.

FromLineOverride
  Specifies whether the From header of an email, if any, may override the default domain. The default is "no".

UseTLS
  Specifies whether ssmtp uses TLS to talk to the SMTP server. The default is "no".

UseSTARTTLS
  Specifies whether ssmtp does a EHLO/STARTTLS before starting SSL negotiation. See RFC 2487.

TLSCert
  The file name of an RSA certificate to use for TLS, if required.

AuthUser
  The user name to use for SMTP AUTH. The default is blank, in which case SMTP AUTH is not used. sent without

AuthPass
  The password to use for SMTP AUTH.

AuthMethod
  The authorization method to use. If unset, plain text is used. May also be set to "cram-md5".

FILES

/etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf
  Contains configuration data for ssmtp.

SEE ALSO

ssmtp(8)

AUTHORS

Matt Ryan (mryan@debian.org), Hugo Haas (hugo@debian.org), Christoph Lameter (clameter@debian.org) and Dave Collier-Brown (davecb@hobbes.ss.org). Reuben Thomas (rrt@sc3d.org) wrote the man page.
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