Unix program that sends email directly using MX record

dick hoogendijk dick at nagual.nl
Sat Nov 29 09:10:36 PST 2008

On Sat, 29 Nov 2008 12:04:34 -0500
Dan <dan-freebsd-questions at ourbrains.org> wrote:

> Peter Boosten(peter at boosten.org)@2008.11.29 17:34:28 +0100:
> > Yeah, in 1845 it was. Sendmail is as secure as any other mta. And
> > using 
> Simply not true. Sendmail has had TONS of remote vulnerabilities. Many
> people have fallen victims to exploits and had their servers rooted.

May be, but still, sendmail is -AS SECURE AS ANY OTHER MTA- now!
When do stop looking back to bitch on sendmail?
If you don't like it, don't use it.

> qmail has never had a remote root vulnerability or a similar flaw
> because it's designed with security in mind.

Not only with security. Also with lack of possiblities.

> Sendmail never was.

But it is still the most used mta worldwide.

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