uninstall question

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 17:39:58 IST 2005

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On 7/15/05, Meryll Larkin <mll at sea.alaskamaritime.com> wrote:
> 7/14/05
> Thanks for your concern, both Kai and Scott,
> Nope, sorry.  I'll lose my job if I "upgrade".  Not my call.  The server is not a Web server but it is a functional mail relay server and file server and may not be taken down during the "busy season".  That would be November to November (no kidding).  We're behind a strong firewall.  (help, get me out of here).  Anyway, with the help I've received I should be able to address it now and I'll write again if I come up with any more snags.  Thanks.
> Scott says:
> I will say that having a Redhat 7.2 server on the internet WILL be a
> large security risk unless you have been manually adding security errata
>  as they have become available.
> Kai says:
> Hm, Red Hat 7.2 is quite old, isn't it? If it's the Perl version of it you
> are having problems with you would need to go to quite old MS versions as
> well. You should think about upgrading.
> Meryll Larkin
Perhaps take a look at the best practices page:
... some "ammo" to throw at the PHB:-).
To spell it out, I'm suggesting you lift the gateway part onto a new
(and up2date) server. Unless your load is heavy, the mx bit will be

-- Glenn
email: glenn < dot > steen < at > gmail < dot > com
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