Sendmail on installer CD
wbh at conducive.org
Mon Apr 11 14:34:56 PDT 2005
Jonas Sundström wrote:
Is there a reason for Sendmail being enabled on the installer CD?
/Jonas Sundström. www.kirilla.com
Covered a while back. My recollection is that UNIX boxen have a lot
of things that expect an MTA, even for logs that need not leave the box.
Sendmail is 'white bread' w/r *BSD, and those actually intending a
serious MTA use will make their own choices post-install, Sendmail or
Easy enough to disable or at least configure to send chron reports,
and AFAIK, the default settings do not get one into trouble w/r
open relay or exploits.
FWIW, Exim drops right into place on DragonFly, pkgsrc, port
or developer tarball. Others should do so as well.
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