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SENDMAIL on MAC OSX Yosemite

SENDMAIL on MAC OSX Yosemite

http://www.garron.me/en/mac/postfix-relay-gmail-mac-os-x-local-smtp.html

1) Create a file to store our credentials:

sudo vim /etc/postfix/sasl_passwd

2) Add something like this:

smtp.gmail.com:587 [email protected].com:password

3) Now run:

sudo postmap /etc/postfix/sasl_passwd

4) Prepare the postfix main config file:

sudo vim /etc/postfix/main.cf

5) Add/update these lines

relayhost=smtp.gmail.com:587
smtp_sasl_auth_enable=yes
smtp_sasl_password_maps=hash:/etc/postfix/sasl_passwd
smtp_use_tls=yes
smtp_tls_security_level=encrypt
tls_random_source=dev:/dev/urandom
smtp_sasl_security_options = noanonymous
smtp_always_send_ehlo = yes
smtp_sasl_mechanism_filter = plain

6) Stop/Start the service

sudo postfix stop && sudo postfix start

7) Check the queue for any errors

mailq

 

To see mail queue, enter:
# mailq

To remove all mail from the queue, enter:
# postsuper -d ALL

To remove all mails in the deferred queue, enter:
# postsuper -d ALL deferred

 

reference : 

Setup SENDMAIL on Mac OSX Yosemite (github.com)

Postfix Flush the Mail Queue - nixCraft (cyberciti.biz)