mailconfig - Sets up the routing and delivery of mail for the system.
/usr/sbin/mailconfig [-ui cli [clioptions]|gui [x resources]]
Specifies the user interface to be invoked
The Mail Configuration application, mailconfig, is used by the system administrator to set up the routing and delivery of mail for the system.
Dependencies: Before using Mail Configuration, be sure to configure the system using the following applications, which you can access from the SysMan Configuration Checklist: Network Configuration BIND Configuration NFS Configuration UUCP or other network protocols that you use to send mail NTP NIS
You must be root to run Mail Configuration.
from the graphical user interface:
Click on the Application Manager icon on the CDE front panel.
Double click on the System_Admin application group icon.
Double click on the Configuration application group icon.
Double click on the Mail Configuration application icon.
The following options are available:
Displays the Overview section of the help volume, which describes
the purpose of the application, how to run the application and how to exit
Displays the Tasks section of the help volume, which is a
predefined collection of basic tasks which can be performed using the application.
This section begins with a list of all the predefined tasks.
Displays the Reference section of the help volume, which describes
each window and dialog box in the application. This section begins with a
list of all the windows and dialog boxes.
Activates the capability to display On Item help for a specified
component in any window or dialog box in the application. When this option
is selected, the cursor is changed to a question mark. Position the question
mark directly on the desired component and click the left mouse button. The
cursor is changed to the default cursor display mode, and the On Item help
for the specified component is displayed in the Help viewer.
Displays the CDE Using Help information, which describes how
to use the Help viewer.
Displays the About Mail Configuration section of the help
volume, which contains version, copyright, and trademark information.
Opens Mail Configuration in the graphical user interface. mailconfig -ui gui Opens Mail Configuration in the command-line interface. mailconfig -ui cli 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 cli -Help Provides a detailed help message on how to configure host, the specified component. mailconfig -ui cli -host Help Opens Mail Configuration in the command-line interface while changing the host alias to frew. mailconfig -ui cli -host modify alias=frew Opens the Mail Configuration help volume from the command line without running the application. /usr/dt/bin/dthelpview -h /usr/dt/appconfig/help/C/MailConfig.sdl
Mail Configuration executable
Mail Configuration help volume
Specifies the environment variables that define part of the
mail configuration on the system
Current mail configuration in
Commands: mailsetup(8), rc.config(8).
Files: aliases(4), sendmail.cf(4), stanza(4).
Networking: mail_intro(7), mail_manual_setup(7).