Subject: Re: sendmail: adding some features
To: None <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-net
Date: 08/24/2000 17:42:03
>while sendmail config tweaking is discussed: does our sendmail as
>shipped on 1.4 and 1.5 permit non-pre-arranged third-party
>relaying by default?  If it does, it's my opinion that it ought
>to be fixed to not do that.

i believe that 1.4 shipped with 8.8.8, which *is* an open relay by
default.  1.5 has 8.11.0 in it, so that ought to be safe.  the default
of open relaying was fixed in 8.9.0.

1.4.3 could have a "fixed" default wedged into it, but the
sendmail that's there is not about to be replaced...right?

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