route mail locally and over any supported network
(the Multi-channel Memorandum Distribution Facility)
is one of two methods the operating system can use
to route mail locally and over Micnet,
UUCP, or other networks that provide MMDF support.
The other mail router is
utility installs MMDF and configures a basic
system for sending mail on a local machine.
MMDF is a very versatile and configurable mail routing system.
MMDF configuration begins with the /usr/mmdf/mmdftailor file,
which defines the machine and domain names,
the various tables (alias, domain, channel),
and other configuration information.
To change the configuration of MMDF on your system,
you can log in as mmdf
and edit the configuration files.
Whenever you change MMDF
alias or routing information in any way,
you must rebuild the hashed database using
``Managing mail with MMDF'' in the Mail and Messaging Guide
MMDF is not part of any currently supported standard; it was developed at
the University of Delaware and is used with permission.
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003