30.2 The Symbolic Name
Mlocal name is "local", good M local error: "name required for mailer" Mmy mailer error: "mailer my: `=' expected" M"mymailer" quotation marks wrongly retained
Although the symbolic name can contain any character other than a space or a comma, only letters, digits, dashes, and underscore characters are recommended:
Mprog-mailer name is "prog-mailer", good Mprog_mailer name is "prog_mailer", good Mmymailer; name contains a ";", avoid such characters
The symbolic name is not case-sensitive;
Note that if two delivery agents have the same name, all the equates for the second definition replace those for the first. Therefore the last definition for a particular symbolic name is the one that is used.
The cumulative result of all delivery agent declarations can be seen
by using the
30.2.1 Required Symbolic Names
Prior to V8.1, two delivery agent
had to be
defined in every configuration file:
Beginning with V8.1, only the
No prog mailer defined. No local mailer defined.