vsbenzi at weizmann.ac.il
Tue Jun 24 01:45:17 PDT 2003
=E1=E9=E5=ED =F9=EC=E9=F9=E9, 24 =E1=E9=E5=F0=E9 2003, 06:06, Bill Campbell=
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 12:58:20PM +1000, Martin Ryan wrote:
> >> >What's the best way to rebuild sendmail with DB4?
> >> For an excellent fix for sendmail see:
> >> http://www.postfix.org/
> >> Bill
> >Have you ever had the experience where you ask a question related to some
> >aspect of FreeBSD and some clever individual advises the best fix is to
> >uninstall FreeBSD and install Linux?
> >If so, what's your opinion of people who offer such "assistance" ?
> I've had those experiences, and still say that given the security problems
> and other issues with sendmail, I would strongly recommend replacing it
> with an MTA that's more secure, easier to configure, and more efficient.
> When I first connected our systems to the Internet over ten years ago, the
> CERT advisories on sendmail were about the size of a Manhattan phone book.
> Over the years, it has proven one of the most common sources of security
> holes on *ix systems, although BIND had recently been vying for the title.
So you might suggest replacing it DJB DNS???
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