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Re: [opensuse-factory] Boot speed and services
  • From: Stephan Kulow <coolo@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2007 15:43:43 +0100
  • Message-id: <200703081543.45567.coolo@xxxxxxxxxx>
Am Donnerstag 08 März 2007 schrieb Andras Mantia:
> On Thursday 08 March 2007, Martin Schlander wrote:
> > I believe postfix, sshd and AppArmor are not necessary on most
> > installations, I certainly always disable them.
>
> I don't know why postfix is needed on most machines, but sshd is useful
The official reason why postfix needs to run is cron - which runs by default
and uses the local MTA to deliver its output.

> to help remotely people that are beginners. But maybe its enough if its
> installed by default as it is relatively easy to turn it on in YaST.

Your argument is pretty weak as we default to firewall enabled, so it's pretty
hard to get to the ssh port ;)

Greetings, Stephan


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