POP3 , Inetd and Handbook.

marcus marcus.jabber at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 17:46:19 UTC 2010

On Tuesday 16 March 2010 01:48:22 pm Jorge Biquez wrote:
> Hello all.
> I'm sorry if this sounds too stupid or basic.
> I moved from 4.3 to latest version and it is working fine. On $.x I
> used to have inedt active since services are basic. On new system
> inedt did not active service immediately (not here at least) so I
> enable the service like "ftpd" on rc.conf
> POP3. I remember I read in the list that inetd is not so secure (am I
> wrong?) and that if possible should not be used but since I need
> services up I used that way. Now before studying what's the best way
> to do things I need to have a pop3 deamon running. I installed from
> ports popper but and qpopper but it does not work. What's the daemon
> for popper ? It will worlk if I enable it in rc.conf.?
> Inetdd. I want to learn all teh new features (left the path more than
> a year) so I do not want that you solve my problem, but if you can
> point me to where and what study to learn the changes done and the
> best way to have secure and working systems I would apreciate it. I
> am reading Handbook now.
> On Handbook. Is a PDF copy available?. Believe it or not sometime I
> can find access to the internet and I would like to be stuyding on
> those times also.
> Thanks in advance.
> Jorge Biquez

You can find handbook at ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/doc/
Browser in the sub directories and download the PDF book for your language.

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