Subject: Re: sendmail 8.12.4 import (and changes)
To: None <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: tech-security
Date: 06/26/2002 10:19:19
>	(1) use smmsp uid/gid, and +

that's fine.

>	(2) have a queue runner run via /var/cron/tabs/root.

i prefer a separate daemon process, since a cron job can't be turned
off via rc.conf and executing "sendmail -Lsm-msp-queue -Ac -q" from
cron when the admin has switched to, eg, postfix, is almost
*guaranteed* to do the wrong thing.

>	(3) don't think there's a need for running sendmail root.  we'll
>	    think about rc.d/sendmail mods once there's needs.

fair enough.

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