Sendmail still default?

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Sun Oct 19 18:48:22 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-10-19 at 13:04 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> David Woodhouse wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-10-19 at 09:47 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> >> Which means that you can't run your choice of tests on a message during 
> >> the smtp conversation before you accept it - at least without starting a 
> >> new process for each one which is expensive for large programs like 
> >> spamassassin.
> > 
> > As is often the case, it seems, you are entirely incorrect.
> One of my choices of tests on an inbound relay machine has been to check 
> that the user exists using an smtp check against the internal delivery 
> host.  How would I do that on an MTA that does not handle milters?

 require verify = recipient/callout=20s,use_sender

David Woodhouse                            Open Source Technology Centre
David.Woodhouse at                              Intel Corporation

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