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(Just putting some ideas together on the overall structure, lot more work to do.)
 
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'''UNDER CONSTRUCTION'''
 
  
== Overview ==
 
 
At home I have a small network with a web server that I use for development and testing. One of the things I wanted to get working was to send an email using a form on the website. To accomplish this I needed to setup a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_Mail_Transfer_Protocol Simple Mail Transport Protocol] (SMTP) server that would communicate with my ISP. Many [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Service_Provider Internet Service Providers] block the regular SMTP port 25 for outbound email messages in an effort to battle spam and prevent usage by unauthorized people.
 
 
{{admon/note|Difference between Authentication and Authorization|It is important to note.}}
 
 
== Setup stunnel for SSL ==
 
 
 
 
== Configure sendmail ==
 
<pre>
 
< define(`SMART_HOST', `[localhost.localdomain]')dnl
 
< define(`RELAY_MAILER_ARGS', `TCP $h 10025')dnl
 
< define(`ESMTP_MAILER_ARGS', `TCP $h 10025')dnl
 
< FEATURE(`authinfo', `hash /etc/mail/authinfo.db')dnl
 
---
 
> dnl define(`SMART_HOST', `smtp.your.provider')dnl
 
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< dnl DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=127.0.0.1, Name=MTA')dnl
 
---
 
> DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=smtp,Addr=127.0.0.1, Name=MTA')dnl
 
 
</pre>
 
== Email Address Verification ==
 
 
This is only necessary if your service provider requires
 

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