[CentOS] pop3 attack

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Fri Dec 12 01:01:44 UTC 2008


David G. Miller wrote:
> Toby Bluhm <tkb at alltechmedusa.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> Or switch to postfix. I plunked "relayhost = smtp-server.roadrunner.com" 
>> into main.cf & away it went.
>>     
> Having read the rest of the thread, I respond at the risk of furthering 
> the flames.  The sendmail configuration line is just as trivial:
>
> define('SMART_HOST','[smarthost.example.net]')dnl
>
> Check the quoting since the article uses matching left and right single 
> quotes which is probably a figment of the editor used for writing the 
> article.
>   

actually, its a figment of M4's bizarroworld syntax.   you need the ` ' 
around strings in M4 macros, and that sendmail.mc is fed to M4 to 
generate the byzantine sendmail.cf.




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