OT: Sendmail & Vacation Auto-Responder

Steve Thomas lists at STHOMAS.NET
Thu Jun 12 22:25:44 IST 2003

On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 02:02:46PM -0700, Nathan Johanson is rumored to have said:
> Question: Which option is the most secure and least obtrusive? I'm
> leaning toward the Sendmail vacation program, but it doesn't look like
> RedHat includes it in their Sendmail RPM distribution (oddly enough). It

Check here:

I'd go with vacation, as it keeps a db of addresses it's replied to and won't send the reply to the same person twice. You could do that with procmail, but why would you want to go through the trouble?

Steve Thomas
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