Re: disable SMTP on SuSE 9.0

From: Ermanno Bonifazi (
Date: 02/03/04

Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2004 23:08:20 GMT

Ermanno Bonifazi wrote:

> Chris wrote:
>> Niels Kerkhof wrote:
>>> How can I disable SMTP service on SuSE 9.0? I am setting up a Lotus
>>> Domino enterprise messaging server and it has its own SMTP service, so
>>> sendmail must be disabled.
>>> I could find an article in the SuSE knowledge base and it tells me this:
>>> Edit the file /etc/rc.config. Set the variable SMTP to "no".
>>> However the file rc.config does not exist in SuSE 9.0, maybe they have
>>> changed this since previous versions.
>>> I also searched with the yast runlevel editor tool, but could not find a
>>> service relating to sendmail or SMTP...
>>> Anyone knows how to tackle this one?
>>> Greetz,
>>> Niels.
>> Just delete whatever MTA package you have installed, such as Sendmail or
>> Postfix. Or you can use the runlevel editor in YaST, and disable the
>> service there.
> I would like to use my PC only as client of email system (server is on the
> network). May I disable the service too?

Thanks to all.