errors that I can't figure out - SOLVED

Rick Cooper rcooper at DWFORD.COM
Sun Apr 3 17:20:33 IST 2005

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
> Behalf Of Julian Field
> Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2005 9:26 AM
> Subject: Re: errors that I can't figure out - SOLVED
> Raymond Dijkxhoorn wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> >>> Why cant you implement this? Just start doing authenticated SMTP for
> >>> your
> >>> end users. So they can also relay when out of office...
> >>
> >
> >> I need to set up the SSL cert for auth SMTP, as we have rules about
> >> sending unencrypted passwords across any network. Then we have
> a massive
> >> user-education problem :-( Currently they use their ISP's SMTP server
> >> and getting them to change will be a real struggle.
> >
> >
> > I know... thats the real pain...
> >
> > What we do one some sites is offer VPN's so they actually are inside the
> > campus network again. Solves a lot of trouble.
> We already offer VPNs, but many users, including all the Linux users and
> probably all the Mac users, don't/can't use the VPN service.
> Our VPNs are provided by 2 Windows boxes using PPTP VPNs. How do Mac and
> Linux users connect to them?
> Our users only other choice is SSH-tunneling which rules out most of them.
> --

Well you could use poptop on Linux boxes for the server (I do for about
eight sites)

Linux has the pptp client

Mac Jaguar+ has a pptp client built in and there is digitunnel (commercial)
for OS X 10.1 or PiePants (still free I believe) as well.

The linux and Mac clients are compatable with either poptop or the windows
software, and the windows clients are compatable with poptop.


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