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Re: [Nmh-workers] cannot get envelop sender address correct

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] cannot get envelop sender address correct
Date: Tue, 06 May 2008 09:48:18 -0400

Anders writes:

> address@hidden said:
> > I thought that draft_from couldn't be enabled in a .mh_profile so that the
> > installer could restrict its use.  To preserve that capability, how about
> > just defaulting masquerade to be enabled instead of disabled? 
> In this day and age, isn't that an impossible mission? After all, we have 
> usespace (nmh or other) process doing smtp towars the smtp server. Any such 
> check should, imo, be on the server side. Nothing's stopping the user from 
> telnetting to port 25 and try to send the mail with whatever envelope he 
> wants anyway.

It's always been that way.  I think that we should retain the
original nmh capability, just change the default build configuration.

> Speaking of ports, wny way to use other ports than 25? I'm occationally 
> sitting behind an intricate mess^Dh of ssh tunnels...

It looks like it's hard-coded ("smtp") in mts/smtp/smtp.c.


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