All posts tagged: mdadm

Use external mail server for mdadm

Leave a comment
Howtos / System Administration

mdadm is the utility to check and report failures on RAID disks. The usual way this Linux application send its message is a plain old e-mail. In this howto you’ll find the instruction to use an external mail server with mdadm. First, replace sendmail with an external email account. After you’ve configured and tested msmtp you’re ready to configure mdadm. Configure mdadm with the new SMTP Change /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf to Where: senderaddress@example.com is your FROM e-mail, […]