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Re: [suse-security] sendmail
  • From: rhelms@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2001 10:42:25 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <XFMail.20011226104225.rhelms@xxxxxxx>
Hi,

> To mine knowledge, CNAME isn't allow for a mailserver ..
>
> http://www.sendmail.org/rfc/1123.html#5.2.2

the short version - the entry in your DNS is MX ... for
your mailserver.

For more security with your mailserver I suggest you
to change to qmail (http://www.qmail.org) and use the
tcpservermethod. With qmail you haven't the getroot-problems
of sendmail because it uses different mailusers.


Regards,
Ruprecht

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