SAMBA digest 1851 - Unix-PC Mail

Foster Jeffrey C jfoste at
Thu Oct 22 14:49:54 GMT 1998

> I am running applications on a Silicon Graphics Indigo2 under the operating
> system, Irix 6.2 and want to email results to customers.  The customers are
> using PCs with NT and Microsoft Exchange.  Trying to make the UNIX Sendmail
> and Microsoft Exchange talk to each other has been futile.  Can Samba help
> in anyway or one of its modules?  If the answer is affirmative, then is
> there an easy way to set up Samba on my system.  I have downloaded all the
> files, but really don't have a clue as to what to do next.  Any help would
> be appreciated.  Thanks.
> Dwaine Thomas
> NMR Lab

What you need to do is install a SMTP gateway (Microsoft calls this Internet
Mail Service) on your exchange server.  Then you can use unix sendmail to do
what you want.

Jeff Foster
jfoste at

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