How to password an SMTP server
Jon D. Slater
Jon.Slater at LPBroadband.Net
Fri Dec 23 21:46:36 UTC 2005
I'm using my FC4 box as a mail server (and also running Mailman).
It's starting to look like I may need to open up the SMTP server to
Since I don't want to become a SPAM gateway, I'd like to restrict access
to just a few people. But, there's a catch.
Some of my "customers" uses a dial-up connection and aways appears from
a different IP address every time they connect. So adding them to the
allow/deny list could be tricky.
How do I get the SMTP require a password? And, is that secure enough to
keep spammer's from using my mail server?
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