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HP-UX Sendmail(Mail Server) 8.15.2

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Obsolescence plan for HP-UX Sendmail 8.13.3 on HP-UX 11i v3:

HP-UX Sendmail 8.13.3 on HP-UX 11i v3 will reach end of support (EOS) by 31st July 2017. HPE recommends you to migrate to the latest HP-UX Sendmail 8.15.2.

Sendmail is an implementation of the SMTP protocol for transmitting email. HP-UX Sendmail 8.15.2.x is based on Open Source Sendmail 8.15.2. The product documentation can be accessed at the HPE Support Center.

Table 1: Sendmail Web upgrade versions available on the HP-UX 11i v3 Operating System

      Operating System     Available Product
Version Number
    Bundle Version
    Release Date  
 HP-UX 11i v3 8.15.2    C.  April 2017  

Sendmail 8.15.2 Features

Sendmail 8.15.2 contains the following features:

  • Security features:
    • New option CertFingerprintAlgorithm to set the finger-print algorithm (digest) to use for the presented cert.
    • New option ServerSSLOptions and ClientSSLOptions to set SSL options for the server and client side respectively.
    • New option CipherList to sets the list of ciphers for STARTTLS.
  • Anti-spamming features:
    • Support for newer Mail Filter (MILTER) APIs for advanced and effective mail filtering.
    • Require Reverse DNS (require_rdns) to reject messages from SMTP clients whose IP address does not have a valid reverse DNS.
    • Block Bad Helo (block_bad_helo) to reject messages from SMTP clients which provide a HELO/EHLO argument which is either unqualified, or is one of our own names (the server name instead of the client name).
    • Bad MX (badmx) to reject envelope sender addresses (MAIL) whose domain part resolves to a "bad" MX record.
  • A new map type "arpa" is available to reverse an IP (IPv4 or IPv6) address.
  • New option UseCompressedIPv6Addresses to select between compressed and uncompressed IPv6 addresses.
  • New option SharedMemoryKeyFile option to specifying a file where to store the selected key.
  • Newer DNS maps options

Product Documentation

For more information, see Sendmail 8.15.2 Release Notes which is available at HPE Support Center.

Additional product information
Product #: SMAIL815
Version: 8.15.2
Software specification: HP-UX 11i v3 (HPUX-MailServer_C.
HP-UX 11i v3 (HPUX-MailServer_C.