[CentOS] Recommend Mail Server

Timo Schoeler timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Tue Nov 24 14:46:46 UTC 2009


thus Eero Volotinen spake:
>> An IP stack which is part of the kernel *is* (more or less) directly 
>> exposed to the internet as long as there's the appropriate cable 
>> connected to that machine.
> 
> Yes, I hope that IP-stack is not so buggy. Anyway, I think that is 
> easier to exploit systems via normal tcp connection as the kernel ip stack.

You probably mean protocols on and/or above layer five. ;)

> Anyway, I think that unprotected sshd is bigger risk than postfix or 
> sendmail. Personally I cannot trust sendmail, so I am running postfix on 
> most of mailiservers.
> 
> --
> Eero

Timo


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