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From: S.Toms (smotrsmindspring.com)
Date: Mon Apr 15 2002 - 20:35:29 CDT
On Mon, 15 Apr 2002, Ben Rosenberg wrote:
br> * Steffen Dettmer (steffendett.de) [020415 01:56]:
br> ::What is a "MMA Milter"? I have no real testing, since on most
br> ::cases the networks or remote MTAs are much slower, by this I
br> ::think postfix, qmail and sendmail are at least fast enough :)
br> When you see "milter" think of mail filter. As far as the MMA milter I
br> would check out sendmails site.
br> As far as relaying is concerned you should most likely specify in
br> /etc/mail/access who can relay and deny all others. I don't believe this
I had to also add my windows computers to the 'relay-domains' file in
order for them (outlook express or mozilla mail) to be able to send mail.
The linux computers worked fine with just 'access' being modified.
br> is configured by default in SuSE. I've also bitched for years that
br> they should stop having it start with the -bd switch. Taking the -bd
br> switch out of the options for when sendmail starts will make it so it
br> doesn't accept connections..it just sends mail out.
Alsways wondered about that, never quite understood the reasoning for it
being the default.
br> If you have a webserver or something else that isn't a mailserver at
br> all..then you don't need to accept mail, just send. :)
S.Toms - smotrs at mindspring.com - www.mindspring.com/~smotrs SuSE Linux v7.3+ - Kernel 2.4.10-4GB
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