Re: exim mailserver
On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 08:38:16PM +0000, Alan Chandler wrote:
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> On Monday 04 November 2002 7:41 pm, ZZ wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 08:56:10AM -0500, ZZ wrote:
> > > But this is only half of the deal. I can't send email from my email
> > > clients because exim rejects the mail, saying it won't relay email. So
> > > what I want is to have exim ask for a login password, and if possible do
> > > this over an ssl connection too.
> > Maybe I've figured this out, today I found sslwrap which can ssl-ify my
> > smtp connection if I can get that password authentication stuff to work.
> > The info in /usr/share/docs/exim/ does talk about it, but not much.
> > This would work, but it would allow somone to use the regular
> > smpt port to authenticate with exim. So if someone does not know to use
> > the s-smtp port 465 then people could sniff valid logins to MY box. I
> > can't shutdown port 25, because then I would not be able to get
> > incomming email.
> An alternative would be to set up an ssh channel into your exim box from
> wherever you are on the net and forward port 25 from your exim box to your
> client box.
> If the client is a windows machine take a look at putty for the ssh client. (I
> just posted a link in another thread - but a google search for putty and I'm
> Feeling Lucky gets it straight away)
> - --
> Alan Chandler
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I could, but part of why I want to do this is so my friends can have
email accounts, and most of them don't know about linux or putty.exe.
They'd say "thats a lotta work to just to get email..."