Re: Safe, secure mail relay
hi ya daniel
fun stuff ...
- ssh and mutt seems to be the best...
- receiver of the emails see the email coming form your
normal accounts and domain names...
- web-based emails: webased.riddlemaster.org
- you cans end and receive emails from any ip#
- security of your login/pwd is at issue but only for
sending/receiving emails for travelDan@riddlemaster.org
list of web-based mail apps
- yahoo/hotmail/excite type accounts are for the birds ??
- setup a local ppp dialin server w/ an 800# to call your own server
( if you can dial up att/aol/earthlink... you can call yourself )
- international phone calls might be a different issue
( best way ?? )
- when you are traveling.. do you need access to your other windoze PCs
and its shares ??
- use ssh if you dont need to talk to windoze PCs
- use VPN ... freeswan + ipsec + ??
- $150 cablemodem routers with vpn ports that accepts incoming
vpn connection from any where ....
( i think its bad idea...but it works for some folks )
- if you prefer pop/imap...
- use secure pop3 ...
- secure smtp w/ SSL ....
http://www.Linux-Sec.net/Mail/ -- bottom 3rd of the page
On 24 May 2002, Daniel D Jones wrote:
> I'm running qmail as my mail server, running POP3 and SMTP. Because I
> occasionally travel on business, I have an address specifically for
> remote access. When I leave, I set up my normal accounts to copy to my
> "travel account." I access the account from my laptop. The laptop is
> sometimes plugged into a network and sometimes connected via a dial-up
> connection. IP is, of course, variable and unpredictable. I can receive
> mail just fine but, since I certainly don't want to host an open relay,
> I can't send mail from my laptop. My current work-around is to ssh into
> my server and send email via mutt. I'd prefer, however, to be able to
> send email from my normal email client.
> Is there a ready solution to this? Perhaps a modified SMTP setup where
> access is controlled via a password? I know that this breaks
> compatibility with standard protocols, but I have no problem installing
> custom client and server software if necessary or whatever hacks are
> necessary to make this work.
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