default smtpd

Liam J. Foy liamfoy at
Wed Sep 8 12:06:56 PDT 2004

On Wed, 8 Sep 2004 14:54:28 -0400
"George Georgalis" <george at xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi all,
> It seems every Linux/BSD has reoccuring wars with what MTA to use by
> default, everyone has their own ideas and licenses. For me, one of the
> first things I do with a box is run my scripts to rip out the existing
> smtpd and install my own preference.
> While a mail transfer mechanism is pretty much required with a base
> install, I don't think a full blown mail transfer agent is. I propose
> a default simple smtp forwarder which will listen to and
> deliver locally or forward the connection to a local or isp smtpd, as
> configured.
> Will this cause anyone problems?

This is what you would need. Not everyone would have similar situations
to you. People may need more options than what a 'simple' smtp forwarder
can offer.

> // George
> -- 
> George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
> cell:646-331-2027 mailto:george at xxxxxxxxx

-Liam J. Foy
"Love is like maths -- the idea is simple but can be quite complicated."

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