[Mimedefang] Reject pre greeting traffic with mimedefang?

Franz Schwartau franz at electromail.org
Mon Jan 14 09:54:49 EST 2013


I can think of different reasons:

- not to rely on sendmail, being able to change MTA
- being more flexible with specific logic in mimedefang
- possibility to log sender and recipient(s), sendmail rejects clients
with pre greeting traffic early in SMTP conversation

	Best regards

On 11.01.2013 21:05, WBrown at e1b.org wrote:
> Franz wrote on 01/11/2013 02:49:54 PM:
>> ok, so let's rephrase the question... ;-)
>> Is there a way to prevent SMTP slamming with mimedefang?
> Why reinvent the wheel?  Sendmail does it very nicely as docummented w/ 
> GreetPause.  What would be gained by moving it to MimeDefang?

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