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Re: Lite SMTP server/daemon

On Fri, 30 Apr 2010 23:10:11 +0100
Steve Kemp <skx@debian.org> wrote:

> On Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 16:20:40 -0400, Celejar wrote:
> > > Hm, I had thought that at least some of the small, relaying MTAs
> > > accepted connections on port 25.  On closer perusal, it looks like they
> > > don't.
> ..
> > I was sufficiently intrigued by the (apparent) absence of a simple MTA
> > that does the above, so I decided to write my own: Tmta.  It actually
> > works, and is documented, although it's still pretty much in the
> > proof-of-concept stage:
> >
> > https://sourceforge.net/projects/tmta/
>    qpsmtpd?  It is small, plugin-based, and also written in Perl.
>    There are inetd versions, prefork versions, and simple fork-on-demand
>   too.  Chances are you can configure it to recognise a single domain,
>   or act as a smart-host with only one of the available plugins which
>   makes it a trivially portable solution.
>    Insanely customizable and very very useful to me, but also I think
>   something that could be used even as a very simple MTA.

Thanks!  I missed that one, and when no one corrected my previous email
that wondered if such a thing existed, I assumed that it did not.

I couldn't discern, BTW, whether it supports TLS / SSL to an
upstream MTA?  I did find this thread:


but I have no idea what the current status of this is.

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