Re: /usr/sbin/sendmail specification proposal, draft 4
Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> > Pardon? Most MTAs listen on *:smtp...
> But I don't see why a MTA should listen on *:smtp by default, and you
> seemed to be talking about just localhost:smtp which is more sensible
> from a security viewpoint.
Well, most of them DO. Why? Just because most apps simply listen on
all interfaces by default. I only care about localhost:smtp for this
<email@example.com> at work, <firstname.lastname@example.org> in private!
"Unix gives you enough rope to shoot yourself in the foot."