Cisco CSS 11500 Series Content Services Switches

How to Change the Sendmail IP Address on the CSS 11000 and CSS 11500

Document ID: 12660

Updated: Jan 31, 2006



This document describes how to change the sendmail IP address on the Cisco Content Services Switches (CSS).



There are no specific requirements for this document.

Components Used

The information in this document is based on these software and hardware versions:

  • Cisco CSS 11000 and 11500 series

  • Cisco WebNS Software Version 2.06 and later

The information in this document was created from the devices in a specific lab environment. All of the devices used in this document started with a cleared (default) configuration. If your network is live, make sure that you understand the potential impact of any command.


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The sendmail module in the CSS uses the management IP address as the sender. At this time, this setup is not configurable. The default management IP address for the CSS 11000 is By default, the CSS 11500 configuration does not include a management address. If you have more than one CSS, it is advised that youmake the management IP addresses unique. To change the management IP address, issuee following:

ip address x.x.x.x


Here is an example message:

From: [mailto:]
Sent: None
Subject: Log Message from Alert error

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Updated: Jan 31, 2006
Document ID: 12660