On 2010-08-22 Jose Ildefonso Camargo Tolosa wrote: > I got a curiosity, I have noted that the Date header the mail takes > comes from the client computer, so, if my computer have a wrong date, > my mail will go out with a wrong date too. > > I know the server will put its own timestamp when it process the > message, but the destination mail client will use the Date header to > order messages, and thus, if someone's computer has a date of now-3 > days, there is a risk that the mail he/she sends is overseen by the > receiver. > > I also know that there should be a policy to keep all of the company's > PCs clock synchronized to a central server: but that's not the case, > and there are a few PCs with failing BIOS batteries (which shouldn't > happen).
NTP should take care of both issues. > I have to ask: is there a way of making postfix rewrite Date header to > server's time for authenticated mail? (or at list for a range of IPs), > off course, a general header rewrite would not be good, because that > would overwrite header for mail coming from the Internet (that would > be really bad). I took a quick look at the docs, and found nothing on > this matter, nevertheless, if someone can point me to a doc where this > is explained, that will be enough for me. > > What do you think on this? Fix the problem rather than the symptom. Regards Ansgar Wiechers -- "Abstractions save us time working, but they don't save us time learning." --Joel Spolsky