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Re: Secure/hardened/minimal Debian (or "Why is the base system the way it is?")

You could replace exim with ssmtp, which just forwards all email to your
main mail server.

On Sun, 2002-05-19 at 21:10, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> Secondly, even the base system comes with exim installed and port 25 open
> (granted, I haven't checked to see if it's only on localhost). A lot of
> reasonably necessary packages depend on a mail-transport-agent virtual
> package being installed. For example, on my home machine, if I try to
> remove the sendmail package, I can also kiss goodbye:
> apache
> at
> linpopup
> log2mail
> logcheck
> logrotate
> mailx
> mindterm
> mutt
> netsaint
> samba
> squid
> squid-cgi

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