In order to set up electronic mail, there are several steps to be performed:
-bd -q30min `/etc/netstart'. This tells sendmail to start as a daemon (
-bd) and scan the queues for mail every 30 minutes (
Most of the time, sending mail is no problem, but receiving is. So, if you experience any problems, consult your local postmaster!
Again: setting up mail is not trivial, and if you don't know what you do, you can easily nuke your whole site's mail system!