dealing with dictionary attacks

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at
Thu Mar 8 10:43:28 CET 2007

On 08/03/07, Res <res at> wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Mar 2007, Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> >> We chip em when we see em, SA is close related to MS, a damned sight more
> >> than postfix, majority of MTA issues are completely unrelated to this list
> >> and should never be posted here, it is done because people are lazy to
> >> google or too lazy to sub to another list.
> >>
> >> The frequence of postfix related topics is high for obvious reasons, those
> >> using sendmail, qmail and exim rarely have problems, PF is a higher
> >> maintenance MTA for users of MS compared to the formers.
> >
> > Having run sendmail for a long time I beg to differ. Before one masters the
> I beg to difer, a recent check of archives shows pf has the most
> problems with MS, and its a well known fact,m even admitted to b ythe
> regular postmix weenies.
> > MC config files to build a sane sendmail config you need to jump through at
> > least as many hoops as one has to do with postfix.
> It's the same as anything, if you bother to learn it you'll master it.
> I've used sendmail for well over 15 years, maybe close to 20, getting too
> old to give a dman to count :)  Tried all the others, the only
> other MTA that I'll use is Qmail, but each to our own.
> anyway this is all OT, yet AGAIN... if you want to continue by all means
> send to my pvt inbox.
Hm, seems I should bother to read the whole thread before replying:-).
As usual, we're really not far apart as views go;)

-- Glenn
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