[CentOS] OT: sendmail access
richard.gliebe at fhv.at
Sun Sep 12 01:42:41 EDT 2010
On 9/12/10 7:11 AM Lonnie Maynard wrote:
> The safest way to do this is to enable and configure SMTP AUTH. This is
> based on SASL, and you'll need to yum list "*cyrus-sasl*" to see the
> packages you need. You can use plain text auth over starttls and the
> user can then authenticate with their username and password securely. If
> you don't use starttls, you'll need a more secure authorization mechanism.
> This will allow the user to authenticate and relay mail no matter what
> IP address or network they are accessing your server from. Here's a link
> for more information.
many thanks for your reply.
OK. I've set up cyrus-sasl.
and created a new entry for one of our Users with "saslpasswd2".
[root at mail mail]# telnet localhost 25
Connected to localhost.localdomain (127.0.0.1).
Escape character is '^]'.
220 mail.ourdomain.at ESMTP Sendmail 8.13.8/8.13.8; Sun, 12 Sep 2010
250-mail.ourdomain.at Hello tfefw1.tfe.local [127.0.0.1], pleased to
Now I need the right sendmail.cf entries for SASL-AUTH (we don't work
with *.mc Files or similar. We directly edit the sendmail.cf files ;-)
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