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Mail2Fax Gateway using hylafax and sendmail

Mail2Fax Gateway using hylafax and sendmail

Mail2Fax Gateway using hylafax and sendmail

(OP)
Hello,

I have a big problem in configuration and creation of a Mail2Fax Gateway using hylafax and sendmail.
Just before I ask my question a short explanation. I have to migrate an existing Mail2Fax Gateway from an AIX system to a Linux system (CentOS 5.5).
On the Linux system I use sendmail version 8.13.8 and hylafax 6.0.5.

How it should work:
If the mail2fax service is used a mail from a mailsystem is sent also to the fax server in following format: FAX.phone#systelnbr#notifyflag#replyflag@mailgate.localhost (localhost for testing purposes).

If the system gets the mail it is send to the fax server using a perl script called faxgate and this script converts the mail to a postscript and sends the fax using faxsend.

I have tested to send facsimile using faxsend and this works fine - also with the perl script it seems to work.

I have only the sendmail.cf file from the AIX machine to edit - no *.mc file.
In sendmail.cf rewrite rules are defined which rewrite the mail and send it to the right user/program.

Below you will find the sendmail.cf and the faxgate script. Is it possible to use the cf file from AIX on Linux?

Are the rewrite rules correct and can I test these rules sending a local mail for example?


sendmail.cf:
###################################################################
#
# Copyright (c) 1998-2001 Sendmail, Inc. and its suppliers.
#       All rights reserved.
# Copyright (c) 1983, 1995 Eric P. Allman.  All rights reserved.
# Copyright (c) 1988, 1993
#       The Regents of the University of California.  All rights reserved.
#
# By using this file, you agree to the terms and conditions set
# forth in the LICENSE file which can be found at the top level of
# the sendmail distribution.
#
#

######################################################################
######################################################################
#####
#####           SENDMAIL CONFIGURATION FILE
#####
##### built by root@WS01IS02 on Wed Mar 7 16:23:47 NFT 2001
##### in /usr/local/mailgate/src/sendmail-8.11.3/cf/cf
##### using ../ as configuration include directory
#####
######################################################################
######################################################################

#####  $Id: cfhead.m4,v 8.76.4.15 2001/02/14 04:07:20 gshapiro Exp $  #####
#####  $Id: cf.m4,v 8.32 1999/02/07 07:26:14 gshapiro Exp $  #####
#####  $Id: mailgate.mc,v 1.0 2001/03/07 $  #####

#####  $Id: aix4.m4,v 8.11 1999/04/12 17:34:37 ca Exp $  #####

#####  $Id: generic.m4,v 8.15 1999/04/04 00:51:09 ca Exp $  #####

#####  $Id: redirect.m4,v 8.15 1999/08/06 01:47:36 gshapiro Exp $  #####

#####  $Id: use_cw_file.m4,v 8.9 1999/02/07 07:26:13 gshapiro Exp $  #####



#####  $Id: use_cw_file.m4,v 8.9 1999/02/07 07:26:13 gshapiro Exp $  #####



#####  $Id: proto.m4,v 8.446.2.5.2.38 2000/12/28 03:37:28 ca Exp $  #####


# level 9 config file format
V9/Berkeley

# override file safeties - setting this option compromises system security,
# addressing the actual file configuration problem is preferred
# need to set this before any file actions are encountered in the cf file
#O DontBlameSendmail=safe

# default LDAP map specification
# need to set this now before any LDAP maps are defined
#O LDAPDefaultSpec=-h localhost

##################
#   local info   #
##################

Cwlocalhost
# file containing names of hosts for which we receive email
Fw/usr/local/mailgate/etc/local-host-names

# my official domain name
# ... define this only if sendmail cannot automatically determine your domain
#Dj$w.Foo.COM

CP.

# "Smart" relay host (may be null)
DS


# operators that cannot be in local usernames (i.e., network indicators)
CO @ % !

# a class with just dot (for identifying canonical names)
C..

# a class with just a left bracket (for identifying domain literals)
C[[


# Resolve map (to check if a host exists in check_mail)
Kresolve host -a<OK> -T<TEMP>



# Hosts for which relaying is permitted ($=R)
FR-o /usr/local/mailgate/etc/relay-domains

# arithmetic map
Karith arith

# who I send unqualified names to (null means deliver locally)
DR

# who gets all local email traffic ($R has precedence for unqualified names)
DH

# dequoting map
Kdequote dequote

# class E: names that should be exposed as from this host, even if we masquerade
# class L: names that should be delivered locally, even if we have a relay
# class M: domains that should be converted to $M
# class N: domains that should not be converted to $M
#CL root
C{E}root

# who I masquerade as (null for no masquerading) (see also $=M)
DM

# my name for error messages
DnMAILER-DAEMON


CPREDIRECT

# Configuration version number
DZ8.11.3


###############
#   Options   #
###############

# strip message body to 7 bits on input?
O SevenBitInput=False

# 8-bit data handling
O EightBitMode=pass8

# wait for alias file rebuild (default units: minutes)
O AliasWait=10

# location of alias file
O AliasFile=/usr/local/mailgate/etc/aliases

# minimum number of free blocks on filesystem
O MinFreeBlocks=100

# maximum message size
#O MaxMessageSize=1000000

# substitution for space (blank) characters
O BlankSub=.

# avoid connecting to "expensive" mailers on initial submission?
O HoldExpensive=False

# checkpoint queue runs after every N successful deliveries
#O CheckpointInterval=10

# default delivery mode
O DeliveryMode=background

# automatically rebuild the alias database?
# NOTE: There is a potential for a denial of service attack if this is set.
#       This option is deprecated and will be removed from a future version.
#O AutoRebuildAliases=False

# error message header/file
#O ErrorHeader=/usr/local/mailgate/etc/error-header

# error mode
#O ErrorMode=print

# save Unix-style "From_" lines at top of header?
#O SaveFromLine=False

# temporary file mode
O TempFileMode=0600

# match recipients against GECOS field?
#O MatchGECOS=False

# maximum hop count
#O MaxHopCount=17

# location of help file
O HelpFile=/usr/local/mailgate/etc/helpfile

# ignore dots as terminators in incoming messages?
#O IgnoreDots=False

# name resolver options
#O ResolverOptions=+AAONLY

# deliver MIME-encapsulated error messages?
O SendMimeErrors=True

# Forward file search path
O ForwardPath=$z/.forward.$w+$h:$z/.forward+$h:$z/.forward.$w:$z/.forward

# open connection cache size
O ConnectionCacheSize=2

# open connection cache timeout
O ConnectionCacheTimeout=5m

# persistent host status directory
#O HostStatusDirectory=.hoststat

# single thread deliveries (requires HostStatusDirectory)?
#O SingleThreadDelivery=False

# use Errors-To: header?
O UseErrorsTo=False

# log level
O LogLevel=9

# send to me too, even in an alias expansion?
#O MeToo=True

# verify RHS in newaliases?
O CheckAliases=False

# default messages to old style headers if no special punctuation?
O OldStyleHeaders=True

# SMTP daemon options
#O DaemonPortOptions=Name=MTA
#O DaemonPortOptions=Port=587, Name=MSA, M=E
O DaemonPortOptions=Name=MTA, Addr=172.18.96.101

# SMTP client options
#O ClientPortOptions=Address=0.0.0.0

# privacy flags
O PrivacyOptions=authwarnings

# who (if anyone) should get extra copies of error messages
#O PostmasterCopy=Postmaster

# slope of queue-only function
#O QueueFactor=600000

# queue directory
O QueueDirectory=/usr/local/mailgate/data/mqueue

# timeouts (many of these)
#O Timeout.initial=5m
#O Timeout.connect=5m
#O Timeout.iconnect=5m
#O Timeout.helo=5m
#O Timeout.mail=10m
#O Timeout.rcpt=1h
#O Timeout.datainit=5m
#O Timeout.datablock=1h
#O Timeout.datafinal=1h
#O Timeout.rset=5m
#O Timeout.quit=2m
#O Timeout.misc=2m
#O Timeout.command=1h
#O Timeout.ident=5s
#O Timeout.fileopen=60s
#O Timeout.control=2m
O Timeout.queuereturn=1d
#O Timeout.queuereturn.normal=5d
#O Timeout.queuereturn.urgent=2d
#O Timeout.queuereturn.non-urgent=7d
O Timeout.queuewarn=2d
#O Timeout.queuewarn.normal=4h
#O Timeout.queuewarn.urgent=1h
#O Timeout.queuewarn.non-urgent=12h
#O Timeout.hoststatus=30m
#O Timeout.resolver.retrans=5s
#O Timeout.resolver.retrans.first=5s
#O Timeout.resolver.retrans.normal=5s
#O Timeout.resolver.retry=4
#O Timeout.resolver.retry.first=4
#O Timeout.resolver.retry.normal=4

# should we not prune routes in route-addr syntax addresses?
#O DontPruneRoutes=False

# queue up everything before forking?
O SuperSafe=True

# status file
O StatusFile=/usr/local/mailgate/etc/statistics

# time zone handling:
#  if undefined, use system default
#  if defined but null, use TZ envariable passed in
#  if defined and non-null, use that info
O TimeZoneSpec=

# default UID (can be username or userid:groupid)
#O DefaultUser=mailnull

# list of locations of user database file (null means no lookup)
#O UserDatabaseSpec=/usr/local/mailgate/etc/userdb

# fallback MX host
#O FallbackMXhost=fall.back.host.net

# if we are the best MX host for a site, try it directly instead of config err
#O TryNullMXList=False

# load average at which we just queue messages
O QueueLA=5

# load average at which we refuse connections
O RefuseLA=5

# maximum number of children we allow at one time
#O MaxDaemonChildren=12

# maximum number of new connections per second
#O ConnectionRateThrottle=5

# work recipient factor
#O RecipientFactor=30000

# deliver each queued job in a separate process?
O ForkEachJob=False

# work class factor
#O ClassFactor=1800

# work time factor
#O RetryFactor=90000

# shall we sort the queue by hostname first?
#O QueueSortOrder=priority

# minimum time in queue before retry
#O MinQueueAge=30m

# default character set
#O DefaultCharSet=iso-8859-1

# service switch file (ignored on Solaris, Ultrix, OSF/1, others)
#O ServiceSwitchFile=/usr/local/mailgate/etc/service.switch

# hosts file (normally /etc/hosts)
#O HostsFile=/etc/hosts

# dialup line delay on connection failure
#O DialDelay=10s

# action to take if there are no recipients in the message
#O NoRecipientAction=add-to-undisclosed

# chrooted environment for writing to files
#O SafeFileEnvironment=/arch

# are colons OK in addresses?
#O ColonOkInAddr=True

# how many jobs can you process in the queue?
#O MaxQueueRunSize=10000

# shall I avoid expanding CNAMEs (violates protocols)?
#O DontExpandCnames=False

# SMTP initial login message (old $e macro)
O SmtpGreetingMessage=$j Sendmail $v/$Z; $b

# UNIX initial From header format (old $l macro)
O UnixFromLine=From $g $d

# From: lines that have embedded newlines are unwrapped onto one line
#O SingleLineFromHeader=False

# Allow HELO SMTP command that does not include a host name
#O AllowBogusHELO=False

# Characters to be quoted in a full name phrase (@,;:\()[] are automatic)
#O MustQuoteChars=.

# delimiter (operator) characters (old $o macro)
O OperatorChars=.:%@!^/[]+

# shall I avoid calling initgroups(3) because of high NIS costs?
#O DontInitGroups=False

# are group-writable :include: and .forward files (un)trustworthy?
#O UnsafeGroupWrites=True

# where do errors that occur when sending errors get sent?
#O DoubleBounceAddress=postmaster

# where to save bounces if all else fails
#O DeadLetterDrop=/var/tmp/dead.letter

# what user id do we assume for the majority of the processing?
#O RunAsUser=sendmail

# maximum number of recipients per SMTP envelope
#O MaxRecipientsPerMessage=100

# shall we get local names from our installed interfaces?
#O DontProbeInterfaces=False

# Return-Receipt-To: header implies DSN request
#O RrtImpliesDsn=False

# override connection address (for testing)
#O ConnectOnlyTo=0.0.0.0

# Trusted user for file ownership and starting the daemon
#O TrustedUser=root

# Control socket for daemon management
#O ControlSocketName=/var/spool/mqueue/.control

# Maximum MIME header length to protect MUAs
#O MaxMimeHeaderLength=0/0

# Maximum length of the sum of all headers
O MaxHeadersLength=32768

# Maximum depth of alias recursion
#O MaxAliasRecursion=10

# location of pid file
O PidFile=/usr/local/mailgate/var/sendmail.pid

# Prefix string for the process title shown on 'ps' listings
#O ProcessTitlePrefix=prefix

# Data file (df) memory-buffer file maximum size
#O DataFileBufferSize=4096

# Transcript file (xf) memory-buffer file maximum size
#O XscriptFileBufferSize=4096

# list of authentication mechanisms
#O AuthMechanisms=GSSAPI KERBEROS_V4 DIGEST-MD5 CRAM-MD5

# default authentication information for outgoing connections
#O DefaultAuthInfo=/usr/local/mailgate/etc/default-auth-info

# SMTP AUTH flags
#O AuthOptions



# CA directory
#O CACERTPath
# CA file
#O CACERTFile
# Server Cert
#O ServerCertFile
# Server private key
#O ServerKeyFile
# Client Cert
#O ClientCertFile
# Client private key
#O ClientKeyFile
# DHParameters (only required if DSA/DH is used)
#O DHParameters
# Random data source (required for systems without /dev/urandom under OpenSSL)
#O RandFile



###########################
#   Message precedences   #
###########################

Pfirst-class=0
Pspecial-delivery=100
Plist=-30
Pbulk=-60
Pjunk=-100

#####################
#   Trusted users   #
#####################

# this is equivalent to setting class "t"
#Ft/usr/local/mailgate/etc/trusted-users
Troot
Tdaemon
Tuucp

#########################
#   Format of headers   #
#########################

H?P?Return-Path: <postmaster@email01.aon.at>
HReceived: $?sfrom $s $.$?_($?s$|from $.$_)
        $.$?{auth_type}(authenticated$?{auth_ssf} (${auth_ssf} bits)$.)
        $.by $j ($v/$Z)$?r with $r$. id $i$?{tls_version}
        (using ${tls_version} with cipher ${cipher} (${cipher_bits} bits) verified ${verify})$.$?u
        for $u; $|;
        $.$b
H?D?Resent-Date: $a
H?D?Date: $a
H?F?Resent-From: $?x$x <$g>$|$g$.
H?F?From: $?x$x <$g>$|$g$.
H?x?Full-Name: $x
# HPosted-Date: $a
# H?l?Received-Date: $b
H?M?Resent-Message-Id: <$t.$i@$j>
H?M?Message-Id: <$t.$i@$j>

#

######################################################################
######################################################################
#####
#####                   REWRITING RULES
#####
######################################################################
######################################################################

############################################
###  Ruleset 3 -- Name Canonicalization  ###
############################################
Scanonify=3

# handle null input (translate to <@> special case)
R$@                     $@ <@>

# strip group: syntax (not inside angle brackets!) and trailing semicolon
R$*                     $: $1 <@>                       mark addresses
R$* < $* > $* <@>       $: $1 < $2 > $3                 unmark <addr>
R@ $* <@>               $: @ $1                         unmark @host:...
R$* :: $* <@>           $: $1 :: $2                     unmark node::addr
R:include: $* <@>       $: :include: $1                 unmark :include:...
R$* [ IPv6 $- ] <@>     $: $1 [ IPv6 $2 ]               unmark IPv6 addr
R$* : $* [ $* ]         $: $1 : $2 [ $3 ] <@>           remark if leading colon
R$* : $* <@>            $: $2                           strip colon if marked
R$* <@>                 $: $1                           unmark
R$* ;                      $1                           strip trailing semi
R$* < $+ :; > $*        $@ $2 :; <@>                    catch <list:;>
R$* < $* ; >               $1 < $2 >                    bogus bracketed semi

# null input now results from list:; syntax
R$@                     $@ :; <@>

# strip angle brackets -- note RFC733 heuristic to get innermost item
R$*                     $: < $1 >                       housekeeping <>
R$+ < $* >                 < $2 >                       strip excess on left
R< $* > $+                 < $1 >                       strip excess on right
R<>                     $@ < @ >                        MAIL FROM:<> case
R< $+ >                 $: $1                           remove housekeeping <>

# strip route address <@a,@b,@c:user@d> -> <user@d>
R@ $+ , $+              $2
R@ $+ : $+              $2

# find focus for list syntax
R $+ : $* ; @ $+        $@ $>Canonify2 $1 : $2 ; < @ $3 >       list syntax
R $+ : $* ;             $@ $1 : $2;                     list syntax

# find focus for @ syntax addresses
R$+ @ $+                $: $1 < @ $2 >                  focus on domain
R$+ < $+ @ $+ >         $1 $2 < @ $3 >                  move gaze right
R$+ < @ $+ >            $@ $>Canonify2 $1 < @ $2 >      already canonical

# do some sanity checking
R$* < @ $* : $* > $*    $1 < @ $2 $3 > $4               nix colons in addrs

# convert old-style addresses to a domain-based address
R$- ! $+                $@ $>Canonify2 $2 < @ $1 .UUCP >        resolve uucp names
R$+ . $- ! $+           $@ $>Canonify2 $3 < @ $1 . $2 >         domain uucps
R$+ ! $+                $@ $>Canonify2 $2 < @ $1 .UUCP >        uucp subdomains

# if we have % signs, take the rightmost one
R$* % $*                $1 @ $2                         First make them all @s.
R$* @ $* @ $*           $1 % $2 @ $3                    Undo all but the last.
R$* @ $*                $@ $>Canonify2 $1 < @ $2 >      Insert < > and finish

# else we must be a local name
R$*                     $@ $>Canonify2 $1


################################################
###  Ruleset 96 -- bottom half of ruleset 3  ###
################################################

SCanonify2=96

# handle special cases for local names
R$* < @ localhost > $*          $: $1 < @ $j . > $2             no domain at all
R$* < @ localhost . $m > $*     $: $1 < @ $j . > $2             local domain
R$* < @ localhost . UUCP > $*   $: $1 < @ $j . > $2             .UUCP domain

# check for IPv6 domain literal (save quoted form)
R$* < @ [ IPv6 $- ] > $*        $: $2 $| $1 < @@ [ $(dequote $2 $) ] > $3       mark IPv6 addr
R$- $| $* < @@ $=w > $*         $: $2 < @ $j . > $4             self-literal
R$- $| $* < @@ [ $+ ] > $*      $@ $2 < @ [ IPv6 $1 ] > $4      canon IP addr

# check for IPv4 domain literal
R$* < @ [ $+ ] > $*             $: $1 < @@ [ $2 ] > $3          mark [a.b.c.d]
R$* < @@ $=w > $*               $: $1 < @ $j . > $3             self-literal
R$* < @@ $+ > $*                $@ $1 < @ $2 > $3               canon IP addr





# if really UUCP, handle it immediately

# try UUCP traffic as a local address
R$* < @ $+ . UUCP > $*          $: $1 < @ $[ $2 $] . UUCP . > $3
R$* < @ $+ . . UUCP . > $*      $@ $1 < @ $2 . > $3

# hostnames ending in class P are always canonical
R$* < @ $* $=P > $*             $: $1 < @ $2 $3 . > $4
R$* < @ $* $~P > $*             $: $&{daemon_flags} $| $1 < @ $2 $3 > $4
R$* CC $* $| $* < @ $+.$+ > $*  $: $3 < @ $4.$5 . > $6
R$* CC $* $| $*                 $: $3
# pass to name server to make hostname canonical
R$* $| $* < @ $* > $*           $: $2 < @ $[ $3 $] > $4
R$* $| $*                       $: $2

# local host aliases and pseudo-domains are always canonical
R$* < @ $=w > $*                $: $1 < @ $2 . > $3
R$* < @ $=M > $*                $: $1 < @ $2 . > $3
R$* < @ $* . . > $*             $1 < @ $2 . > $3


##################################################
###  Ruleset 4 -- Final Output Post-rewriting  ###
##################################################
Sfinal=4

R$+ :; <@>              $@ $1 :                         handle <list:;>
R$* <@>                 $@                              handle <> and list:;

# strip trailing dot off possibly canonical name
R$* < @ $+ . > $*       $1 < @ $2 > $3

# eliminate internal code
R$* < @ *LOCAL* > $*    $1 < @ $j > $2

# externalize local domain info
R$* < $+ > $*           $1 $2 $3                        defocus
R@ $+ : @ $+ : $+       @ $1 , @ $2 : $3                <route-addr> canonical
R@ $*                   $@ @ $1                         ... and exit

# UUCP must always be presented in old form
R$+ @ $- .

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