New FAQ - Windows support
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri May 17 19:46:56 IST 2002
The advantage of my version is that it cannot fail (due to misconfiuration
or any other problem) into a mode where mail is not scanned. Robustness is
very important when it comes to email.
At 19:25 17/05/2002, you wrote:
>I am getting ready to do the same thing for a Novell Groupwise server
>(which is irrelevant, as long as the MTA can talk SMTP). Your MX / FW
>combo is an interesting trick I had not thought of.
>What do you think of the idea of using mailertable (in sendmail) instead?
>It seems to be designed for this purpose and avoids the "try highest MX
>and hit the firewall" phase.
>My tests show that mail is scanned properly and then forwarded to the MTA
>of my choice, but I have to add the disclaimer that the system has not
>entered production yet.
>Network Information Systems Engineer - Webmaster
>City of Lakewood, WA
> -----Original Message-----
>From: jkf at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK
> It's a trick I've employed for the past year with an NTMail
> server, and it
>Julian Field Teaching Systems Manager
Julian Field Teaching Systems Manager
jkf at ecs.soton.ac.uk Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
Tel. 023 8059 2817 University of Southampton
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