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Re: unblock port 25



On Wednesday 26 October 2005 15:36, Kostas Sfakiotakis wrote:

> The original thought behind the option that you just disabled was
> to restrict where the sendmail listened for connections , so that
> it wouldn't be an open relay ( relaying , sending emails to the
> whole internet for everybody , even spammers ) .  So i guess you
> would have to reenable the above option or edit access.db , so
> that your sendmail would relay emails
> just for you and not for the entire world

By default RH ships sendmail configured with access_db enabled and 
relaying only allowed by localhost in the /etc/mail/access 
configuration file so this shouldn't be a problem unless a 
different configuration is being used by him.

Regards, Mike Klinke




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