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re: daily (& security) mail not delivered
From: matthew green (mrgeterna.com.au)
Date: Sat Jun 28 2003 - 10:09:37 CDT
On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 08:47:00AM -0400, William Allen Simpson wrote:
> Given the recent revelation that this fellow is the guy that checked
> in without thorough testing, and his admission that "sysinst isn't
> something i know all that much about", maybe I ought to test his
> other claims as well....
FWIW sysinst doesn't do a load of config stuff that really ought to be done.
It doesn't even ask for a hostname!
uh, it sure does. see net.c:MSG_net_host... it also writes it to
the rc.conf file if it didn't get it from dhcp.
Never mind sorting out the 'owner' user - to send all these security
report mails to. After all we recommend that you never log in as root,
so sending mail to root is not dissimilar to sending it to /dev/null.
heh. we recommend not logging in directly as root - not to never
become root ;-)