Re: what is this about firewall and smpt? Which machine is responsible for e-mail?
On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 10:56:57AM -0700, Xucaen wrote:
> I've been reading about people setting up a firewall then having
> problems with port 24? I don't understand. Should the firewall be the
> one to send and receive e-mail? Or should each of the clients
> themselves each be responsible for sending and receiving e-mail? Or do
> they all need it? In the world of windoze, each client is configured
> to send and retrieve e-mail. I thought that by using linux, we only
> needed one server to do all of that.
I'm assuming that you mean port 25 since you're referring to SMTP. In
short, it's a matter of personal preferrence. All of the above will
work. Just a question of what _you_ want.
Jamin W. Collins
This is the typical unix way of doing things: you string together lots
of very specific tools to accomplish larger tasks. -- Vineet Kumar