4.35.11: new to DCC, did I do it right?

Peter Bonivart peter at UCGBOOK.COM
Tue Nov 9 20:06:47 GMT 2004

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Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> where uid 26 is "mailnull" on my system, and installed it.  I opened up
> port
> 6277 udp and tcp in my firewall, just like dns (port 53). I took a look
> thru the various files in the dcc homedir, and made minor changes to
> dcc_conf
> and whiteclnt.  Then I stopped mailscanner, set the correct path to dccproc
> in etc/spam.assassin.prefs.conf.  Restarted MS, and watched the syslog.
> I see "DCC_CHECK 2.17" in syslogging of SpamAssassin information.
> Uhhh, is that all there is to using DCC?  Things to look out for?  Gotchas?
> Did I miss something, or is it really that simple?

It's that simple! And even simpler if you didn't care about the
configure options, then MS would have found it by default.
Configure/make/make install works with no changes.

I don't think you need 6277/TCP open, UDP should do it.

/Peter Bonivart

--Unix lovers do it in the Sun

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