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Sendmail is a general purpose internetwork email routing facility that supports many kinds of mail-transfer and delivery methods, including the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) used for email transport over the Internet.

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Original author(s)Eric Allman
Developer(s)Sendmail Consortium, Proofpoint, Inc.
Initial release1983; 41 years ago (1983)
Stable release
8.18.1[1] / January 31, 2024; 23 days ago (2024-01-31)
Operating systemCross-platform
TypeMail transfer agent
LicenseSendmail License

A descendant of the delivermail program written by Eric Allman, Sendmail is a well-known project of the free and open source software and Unix communities. It has spread both as free software and proprietary software.

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