Re: sendmail/smail with relaying blocks?
In article <199705081601.SAA00338@mvmap66.ciw.uni-karlsruhe.de>,
Thomas Koenig <email@example.com> writes:
> Do you think it would be wise to harden the Debian MTAs against mail
> relaying by default? This could seriously hinder spammers.
I believe the configuration file for exim as released by Philip does have
mail relaying turned off by default, certainly the documentation recommends
you turn it off.
I don't know what's in Tim's debian package though, as I was already running
exim when I upgraded to debian and used my old configuration file.
I think you'll find most small time spammers just use their own ISP's mail
host anyway, until they lose their accounts; the big ones get a leased line
from AGIS :(
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