[CentOS] Sendmail

Sam Drinkard sam at wa4phy.net
Sun Nov 6 02:48:44 UTC 2005


On Sun, 2005-11-06 at 02:46 +0100, Alexander Dalloz wrote:


> 
> > Sam
> 
> qpopper has a continuing, very doubtful history regarding security/bug
> issues. Each new release comes with a major bug (often a new buffer
> overflow). You better avoid that application. Too because it is not
> provided by CentOS. Use dovecot - quick, easy to configure and shipping
> with CentOS base.
> 
> Comment on your question about the MTA and MSA services by Sendmail: if
> you explicitly set DAEMON_OPTIONS for the MSA or TLSMTA you too have to
> explicitly set them for the MTA - else the MTA is disabled.
> You can easily play around with it: selective activate and deactivate
> DAEMON_OPTIONS for the services in sendmail.mc, rebuild the sendmail.cf
> from it (make -C /etc/mail) and then look at the results by running
> "grep DaemonPortOptions /etc/mail/sendmail.cf".
> 
> Alexander

I discovered with cyrus running, there is nothing to do.  It works out
of the box.. very nice!  One less hurdle to overcome before this machine
goes online monday.

Thanks for all the help

Sam
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