Best practice: sendmail and SMTP auth

Zinevich Denis link at
Thu Mar 13 04:31:39 UTC 2008

I dont remember if it can be done by sendmail, but with exim it can be 
done easy.
Doug Poland пишет:
> Hello,
> Not sure if this is the most appropriate place for this question, but
> since all my servers are FreeBSD 6.x/7.x, I'll give it a go...
> I am considering setting up SMTP auth on a number of sendmail
> instances that I control.  After much googling and reading, it is not
> clear to me that a server with SMTP auth configured/enabled can relay
> mail in both auth and non-auth modes.
> If one sendmail configuration cannot accommodate both SMTP auth and
> access.db, does one setup a dedicated SMTP auth host with a SMART_HOST
> option and feed incoming email to an non-auth instance of sendmail?
> Sorry if my terminology is ambiguous, I'm not a sendmail professional
> by day.
> --
> Regards,
> Doug
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