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Re: smtp daemons

On Thu, Jun 28, 2001 at 10:00:27PM +0100, Matthew Sackman wrote:
> Will it connect to this mail exchange from port 25, or will
> it open another unpriveledged port? I'm just wondering
> whether I can set a firewall option to only allow connections
> to the smtp server if it comes from port 25.

All the SMTP servers I have ever seen will use a high local port (>1023)
from which to make this connection.


Jim B.

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