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RE: minimal mail config for firewall?

I don't beleive sending mail from a host requires a SMTP daemon, only
receiving mail is a security risk. However, I reserve the right to be wrong.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Marcin Owsiany [mailto:porridge@pandora.info.bielsko.pl]
Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2000 10:17 AM
To: debian-firewall@lists.debian.org
Subject: Re: minimal mail config for firewall?

On Thu, Jun 15, 2000 at 10:03:35AM -0400, Paul Reavis wrote:
> Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 15, 2000 at 09:42:39AM -0400, Paul Reavis wrote:
> > > What would y'all recommend as a minimal mail setup for a firewall
> > > system. Quite a few things seem to depend on _some_ sort of MTA, but I
> > > don't want SMTP (I'm redirecting SMTP to an internal mail server).
> >
> > You are probably looking for ssmtp
> What about mail addressed to root? Is it simply forwarded to
> root@mailhub? This sounds OK to me - I can hardcode the destination
> mailhub and feel reasonably good about things, barring packet sniffers
> on my internal network or a compromised mailhub.

I have no idea.. I have never used it.. just remembered the Description

good luck

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