Derek J. Balling
dredd at megacity.org
Wed Aug 30 12:34:01 PDT 2000
At 12:11 PM -0700 8/30/00, J C Lawrence wrote:
>On Wed, 30 Aug 2000 11:23:05 -0500
>listalinux <listalinux at ecotelmail.com> wrote:
>> Please, how can I configure sendmail, I don't want to have an open
>> relay. This is my problem:
>Arguably your first mistake or problem is using sendmail.
Arguably that's a very biased statement. :)
>strongly recommend that you install and use Exim or Postfix instead.
>You'll find configuration of both considerably easier, as well as
>much lighter and faster on your systems.
A debateable point. Lots of people would also point out that other
MTA's tend to be "non-friendly" when it comes to delivery of mail to
recipient MTA's. :) (but that's an MTA argument for a different
> > - I installed a mail server (Sendmail 8.9.3-10). - The server
>> have to accept mails from all users, but I can't configure
>> sendmail only for accept relays comming from my LAN, the users
>> could have any IP or hostname.
>You LAN is going to have an address range or subnet. You can
>restrict by that ala 10.20.30.0/24. While I don't know the sendmail
>syntax for this, check the following:
>And if you can find it (it appears to have wandered) Steve Jensen's
>Sendmail page (which has a CGI for genning sendmail configs).
He said they could be coming from ANY ip, which would indicate to me
its not just a local-LAN issue (its also on-the-road sales-folk, etc.)
What does the CGI offer that using stock m4 options doesn't offer?
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