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MSMTPD(1)		    General Commands Manual		     MSMTPD(1)

NAME
       msmtpd -	A minimal SMTP server

SYNOPSIS
       msmtpd [option...]

DESCRIPTION
       Msmtpd  is  a  minimal  SMTP  server that pipes mails to	msmtp (or some
       other program) for delivery.  It	is intended to	be  used  with	system
       services	 that  expect  an  SMTP	server on the local host and cannot be
       configured to use the sendmail interface	that msmtp provides.
       Msmtpd handles local SMTP clients. It listens on	127.0.0.1 port	25  by
       default,	 but  can  also	 run  without its own network sockets in inetd
       mode, where it handles a	single SMTP session on standard	input  /  out-
       put.
       In  the string that defines the command that msmtpd pipes each mail to,
       the first occurrence of %F will be replaced with	the envelope from  ad-
       dress.  Furthermore, all	recipients of the mail will be appended	as ar-
       guments.	The command must not write to standard output, as  that	 would
       mess up the SMTP	session.
       Only  run msmtpd	if you know you	need it. Only use a local interface to
       listen on. Take care to run it with correct user	rights and permissions
       (e.g. use CAP_NET_BIND_SERVICE to bind to port 25 instead of running as
       root, or	use systemd with inetd service capabilities).  Be  aware  that
       the pipe	command	will be	run as the same	user that msmtpd runs as.

OPTIONS
       --version
	      Print version information

       --help Print help

       --inetd
	      Start single SMTP	session	on stdin/stdout

       --interface=ip
	      Listen on	the given IPv6 or IPv4 address instead of 127.0.0.1

       --port=number
	      Listen on	the given port number instead of 25

       --command=cmd
	      Pipe mails to cmd	instead	of msmtp

EXAMPLES
       Managing	msmtpd with start-stop-daemon
       # start msmtpd
       start-stop-daemon  --start --pidfile /var/run/msmtpd.pid	--make-pidfile
       --chuid msmtpd --background --exec /usr/local/bin/msmtpd	 --  --command
       '/usr/local/bin/msmtp -f	%F'
       # stop msmtpd
       start-stop-daemon  --stop   --pidfile /var/run/msmtpd.pid --remove-pid-
       file --quiet --signal TERM

SEE ALSO
       msmtp(1)

				    2018-08			     MSMTPD(1)

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