On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 08:32:13AM +0000, David Chisnall wrote: > On 24 Feb 2014, at 07:34, Baptiste Daroussin <b...@freebsd.org> wrote: > > > Usual complains about sendmail in base until now has been: > > - complex configuration > > - long history of security concerns > > - no need for a full mta in base > > The other complaint is that sendmail is only half of a useable MTA in base. > If you actually want to use it for anything other than local delivery, then > you need to turn on authentication, which means installing the saslauthd port > and then recompiling sendmail from source. As soon as you do a > freebsd-update, email stops working and you need to recompile sendmail again, > meaning that you can't get binary security updates for one of the parts of > the system with the worst security record. > > I would love to have something in the base system that can handle mail > delivery and authenticated relaying out of the box. OpenBSD now ships with > osmpd, which seems to work quite well for this, and if dma can as well then > I'm very much in favour of it.
dma can exactly do that :) while being smaller than opensmtpd (which is very very nice as well, this is the one I use when I need a full smtp setup :)) regards, Bapt
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