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Re: Setting up a mail server

On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 08:47:02PM -0400, Stephen Gran wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm getting ready to set up a mail server, and I have a few questions
> that I was hoping people would have opinions on.  Right now I have a box
> that collects my mail with fetchmail, and then allows other boxes on the
> LAN to collect from it via qpopper.  All direct outside access is
> blocked, first with iptables, and then with both tcpwrap and qpopper
> itself.
That's a common question, how about reading (first):

In any case, as other's suggested, the most sensible thing to do is
to *not* create accounts and configure PAM to use an external database.
This can be just a separate user/password list, an LDAP or a full-blown 
database. Your option. For a (brief) overview see

	Best regards


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