Re: exim4 authentication in etch? - SUCCESS!
Chris Davies <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Thomas H. George <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I found I had to add two lines to the macro:
> > |MAIN_TLS_ENABLE = true|
> > |AUTH_CLIENT_ALLOW_NOTLS_PASSWORDS=yes|
> > 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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