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Re: exim4 authentication in etch? - SUCCESS!

Chris Davies <chris-usenet@roaima.co.uk>:
>  Thomas H. George <lists@tomgeorge.info> wrote:
> > I found I had to add two lines to the macro:
> > |MAIN_TLS_ENABLE = true|
> > after which I stopped exim4, ran update-exim4.conf and restarted exim4.  
> > After this exim4 successfully sent a message.
>  What you've done there is to enable TLS (encryption), but then
>  immediately say that you're happy not to use encryption to protect
>  your username/password combination. If you're happy exposing your
>  authentication credentials this will work fine. I wouldn't be.

So, the answer is to avoid providers who require this?  Or is there
any alternative action he could employ?

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