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Fixed "From:" Address for SMTP Communications

asked 2013-07-09 22:59:58 -0600

Dave gravatar image

Our corporate SMTP gateway requires we always send emails from a particular address for a service tier application like Puppet.

When adding users, puppet tries to send email from the current user adding the new user.

Can we set the "From:" Address to be a static value, like


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answered 2013-07-16 14:21:25 -0600

GregLarkin gravatar image

I don't see anything in the PE post-installation configuration instructions for that. Unless there is an undocumented configuration option somewhere, you could use sendmail address rewriting to achieve the same thing.

If you decide to go that route, make sure to configure PE to deliver to localhost and configure sendmail to redeliver to your corporate SMTP gateway. Here is another example describing both of those steps.

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