Re: Postfix in unstable made my system an open spam relay
firstname.lastname@example.org (Stefan Hornburg (Racke)) writes:
> > Most likely you are being bitten by Wietse's weird idea that
> > hosts in networks local to the SMTP server should be allowed
> > to relay. In the days of cable modem networks, this is quite
> > a stupid policy to have by default. Stop blaming the guy who
> > maintains the Debian package, fix your policy and agree with
> > some of us that Wietse is not always right. (Nice blocktext)
> But allowing relay from 192.168.0.0/16 is OK ? I'm the maintainer
> of the Courier mail server, where this is the default.
If you ask me, nothing but localhost should be allowed to
relay by default.