Cyrus and sendmail

Andrzej Filip anfi at
Fri Feb 6 16:01:47 EST 2004

David Brown strato wrote:
> ***** Problem Description *****
> Thanks to all my colleagues on the list! You have been very helpful so far,
> and I am extremely grateful.
> I have successfully installed Cyrus IMAP as far as I can tell (see the ver
> command below), but I am still struggling with sendmail.  I know that's not
> the primary focus of the group, but I haven't been able to find the answer
> from other resources and I'm hoping that someone would be kind enough to
> help.
> After using the config file and copying the resulting
> file to /etc/mail/, I am unable to restart sendmail because of
> "no local mailer".  I've tried to find the solution but return to my friends
> here as a last resort.
> Thanks in advance and have a great weekend!
> [Please reply all.]
> David Brown
> ******************************************************************
> ***** ERROR MESSAGE *****
> [root at SERVERNAME cyrus-imapd-2.1.16]# /etc/init.d/sendmail start
> sendmail starten: 554 5.0.0 No local mailer defined
> 554 5.0.0 QueueDirectory (Q) option must be set

Lack of QueueDirectory usually means that is an empty file or 
badly wrong.

How to generate from *.mc file is described at


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