Subject: Re: daily (& security) mail not delivered
To: William Allen Simpson <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-security
Date: 06/28/2003 15:55:47
On Sat, Jun 28, 2003 at 08:47:00AM -0400, William Allen Simpson wrote:
> Given the recent revelation that this fellow is the guy that checked 
> in without thorough testing, and his admission that "sysinst isn't 
> something i know all that much about", maybe I ought to test his 
> other claims as well....

FWIW sysinst doesn't do a load of config stuff that really ought to be done.
It doesn't even ask for a hostname!

Never mind sorting out the 'owner' user - to send all these security
report mails to.  After all we recommend that you never log in as root,
so sending mail to root is not dissimilar to sending it to /dev/null.


David Laight: