[sclug] Recommendations for mail server

Matt matt at bodgit-n-scarper.com
Thu Jan 13 23:08:13 UTC 2005

On Thu, 2005-01-13 at 22:17, Dickon Hood wrote:
> If you have some sort of firewall box at the moment, you can, to remove
> the authentication requirement for outbound SMTP, run an ssh tunnel from
> port 25 on that, to port 25 on localhost on your mail server.  I'm
> something of a fan of ssh tunnels, though, and tend to abuse them at every
> opportunity.  Just be careful to disallow external connections to port 25;
> you don't want to become an open relay.

Hmm, TCP inside TCP. Not pleasant for anything remotely permanent.

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