Re: CAll for standard bastion smtp: ssmtp
Please. Qmail is a problem to people both in architecture, licensing
and then you have the issue of the author himself. There are other easier
and safer mailers (Exim f.e. has buildin RBL etc etc and is designed to
fit nicely into a Unix environment.)
On Tue, 3 Mar 1998, Henry Hollenberg wrote:
> Yeah, I've heard a number of good reports on qmail....the great circle
> firewall folks seem to like it. I guess I'll download it and read thru
> it's docs.
> Henry Hollenberg firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Tue, 3 Mar 1998, Tommi Virtanen wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 03, 1998 at 10:54:17AM -0600, Henry Hollenberg wrote:
> > > It's been suggested that ssmtp be used as the mail transport on the
> > > bastion prototype and there has been some discussion.
> > >
> > > #### Put your vote in Yeah or Nay #### with justification if you like.
> > >
> > > I'm leaning towards using it for simplicity sake....
> > >
> > > but it may not work out due to inability to handle mail routing issues
> > > that unfold...
> > I thought ssmtp is only for local -> smarthost? Certainly this
> > would do no good for mail routing.
> > I personally would opt for qmail on the firewall. I know it's not
> > freely distributable, but it's the best. Please remember to keep
> > an option open for the local sysadmin to change things like this if
> > he so wishes.
> > --
> > email@example.com - it's a valid address w/o spam
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