On Sunday 08 February 2009, Harry Putnam wrote:
> I'm including this on the list since I think there will be others who
> may find it useful.
Someone is bound to need it sooner or later, but it was not strictly speaking
gentoo-user M/L material so I posted it as off topic.
> cat /etc/mail/authinfo
> # [HP 02/04/06 23:14 NOTE make sure to makemap hash authinfo < authinfo]
This was my first mistake - in rushing through I did not update the db every
time I made a change.
> AuthInfo:smtp.comcast.net "U:MYUSER"
Aha! This was my second mistake - I used smmsp as the user. I thought that
this was the process runnind sendmail on my mailserver.
> "I:MYUSER@comcast.net" "P:MYPASSWD"
> "M: LOGIN PLAIN" # end authinfo
> Heed the comment about makemap or authinfo won't work.
Thank you very much for your help!