> Just out of genuine curiosity, were you actually seeing problems that
> required each of those patches?  I've been running a
> qmail/vpopmail/sqwebmail/qmailadmin setup for the past year now and have
> yet to actually find need for a patch.

There's a lot of needs that plain qmail doesn't suite our needs, i can tell 
you someone:

- spam prevention, with plain qmail do you have only badmailfrom+tcp.smtp+rbl. 
some patches make qmail use badmailto to filter against destination, regex in 
badmailfrom/badmail to block particular domain or name, tarpitting to make 
large-isp with a lot of ip enabled to relaying not too much vulnerable to 
- content filtering: with qmail you cannot pass all emails to an external 
filter (like perl script) to customize/filter the messages. With content 
filter i intend virus filtering too
- smtp-auth-relaying: useful for big lan with some external users
- smtp-after-pop: vpopmail feature that do this is good for small traffic 
network, but when you have 100 or more concurrent connection to the pop3 you 
cannot use binary file but you must use a database.

I could tell some of other needs, but i think that this is enought.


Davide Giunchi.
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