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how to configure MTA (Mail Transfer Agent) on Red hat linux 4

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This should go to serverfault, and it could use some elaboration, for example: which MTA is wanted (any?) and what attempts have already been made to make it work... – Simon Groenewolt May 8 '10 at 21:10
    
Could you be more specific? Try installing sendmail. – amphetamachine May 8 '10 at 21:10

Here and here.

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Afternoon,

First off, have a good read over this HOWTO http://howtoforge.com/exim-mysql-cyrus-imapd-horde-centos5.1, don't worry Centos is the community version of redhat enterprise server.

In order to change the MTA agent you use the Alternatives command

alternatives --config mta 

the configuration of exim is not difficult but i cant remember it all at the moment.

Howtoforge.com should be able to help though.

Have fun.

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