Chapter 24. The O (Options) Configuration Command
Options affect the operation of the
program. Options can be specified in the command line, in the
sendmail.cf file, and in the
mc configuration file.
Most options are preset in your
in a way that is likely to be appropriate for your site. But some
sites, especially those that have high mail loads or are connected to
many different networks, will need to tune options for their unique
What’s New with V8.13
sendmail has modified 12 existing options
and introduced 6 new ones.
AuthOptionoption (24.9.6[3ed]) now has a new
mflag (Section 24.1.1 [V8.13]) that requires
sendmailto use mechanisms that support mutual authentication.
ConnectionCacheTimeoutoptions now affect delivery agents that use
P=[LPC]for delivery (Section 24.1.2 [V8.13]).
CheckpointIntervaloption (24.9.13[3ed]) can no longer have its value raised on the command line by nontrusted users (Section 24.1.3 [V8.13]).
DaemonPortOptions(24.9.24[3ed]) option’s new
InputMailFilters=equate allows you to specify which Milters should processes arriving mail on each listening port (Section 24.1.4 [V8.13]).
DaemonPortOptions(24.9.24[3ed]) option’s existing
Modifiers=equate offers a new modifier
sthat tells sendmail to use SMTP over SSL (Section 24.1.5 [V8.13]).
writemode has been deprecated and removed ( ...