login accounts with no sendmail access
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Wed Nov 18 09:15:32 UTC 2009
I hope you'll forgive a sendmail question that's not FreeBSD specific -
immediate application is for a Debian Linux system running sendmail 8.13
- but I assume it's most likely applicable to a similar FreeBSD system.
We need to (re)create a number of user accounts for Samba to service a
nest of windows boxes, but do not want these accounts to be able to send
or receive email, rather restricting mail access to only a few accounts,
on a box that runs DNS, apache2, mail, audio streaming (fwiw) and Samba
access to various fileshares, including users' home directories.
I figure we can deny each would-be email address using both From: and
To: entries in /etc/mail/access, but I'm wondering if there's an easier
way that doesn't involve creating such entries for each new account?
(Please don't even mention LDAP)
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