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Re: [SLE] Email Server III
  • From: Alexey Solofnenko <alexeys@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2002 15:41:00 -0800
  • Message-id: <20020401234100.39326195AA@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Why you do not like SSL? It provides a similar level of encryption and it is
supported by most current email clients.

- Alexey.

> You should ONLY forward 443 (HTTPS) and 25 unless you plan to expose
> yourself (or systems rather) the POP/IMAP access should all be done
> internal, make the external user access with Webmail over SSL, or another
> way is to SSH into the LAN and portforward thier local IMAP/POP ports to the
> SuSE Server. You can do this with standard SSH on Unix or the New Putty
> Windows Clients will work too. This last case is good for home users or
> traveling folks. Another idea, option 3 is to only do SSH and use PINE or
> MUTT to access the server, point is you should never do IMAP/POP access for
> anything ouside the LAN.
> Oh, LDAP will portforward too, do not expose that either.
> Regards,
> Jon

{ } Alexey N. Solofnenko
{ } Inventigo LLC
Pleasant Hill, CA (GMT-8 usually)

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