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Re: [suse-security] Sendmail Port 587
  • From: Ray Simard <ray.simard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2000 21:02:36 -0700
  • Message-id: <bO6IOZbipw1duzVYbFpzJixUp6BX@xxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2 Aug 2000 13:09:19 +0200 , Harald Scharf
<h.scharf@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Hello, to all..
>
>does anybody know, why sendmail (8.10.x) needs this line in /etc/sendmail.cf
>
>DaemonPortOptions=Port=587, Name =MSA, M=E
>
>with a < telnet hostip 587 >
>i get a a connection to the estmp service, but why.
>I think it only has to run on port 50 [meant 25]?
>
>
>Harald Scharf
>Softpoint electronic
>Netzwerksysteme / Firewalls
>Windows NT/Windows 2000/Linux/Netware/Unix
>mailto:h.scharf@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>www.softpoint.at
>www.simplex.at

The IANA assignments say that 587 (tcp and udp) are for
"submission," whatever that means.

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Ray Simard
ray.simard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
PGP key ID: 0x7599038C ldap://certserver.pgp.com


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