On Thursday 08 July 2004 08:47 am, Edilmar wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a system with netqmail 1.05 + vpopmail 5.4.0 + sqwebmail 4.0.5 +
> qmailadmin 1.2.0 + clamav 0.73 + qmailscanner.
> Now, I'd like to do some kind of SMTP authetication using the idea of
> SMTPafterPOP, to use the vpopmail users (into
> vpasswd file) to authenticate the sending of emails.
> I found some patches for QMail, but I'm doubt about the functionality of
> its with vpopmail users database.
> I work in a school and there are other units of it that uses internet
> providers with dinamic IPs. Then, all the time I need to
> change /etc/tcp.smtp to add the actual IP address for the list of
> external users to do SMTP relay. But I think if I will have
> SMTP authentication, I may do a QMail OPEN RELAY and all will work fine.
> Is this TRUE or I'm CRAZY to think
> about OPEN RELAY? Is there some alternatives to do this without OPEN RELAY?

Use tonix's qmail-smtp/vpopmail auth patch. 
Smtp authentication is the cleanest way to go. 

Ken Jones

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