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RE: ORBS (Re: Scanning)
From: Derek Balling <dredd () megacity org>
Date: Sun, 27 May 2001 18:46:13 -0700

Well, you MUST (RFC2505, 2.1) prevent unauthorized use of your mail server as a mail relay.

So if your question is "since my local users don't have to authenticate themselves against my mail server, is there a rule that says I can't offer unauthenticated SMTP service to roaming users", I guess the answer is "yes, there IS actually a rule forbidding that."


At 9:18 PM -0400 5/27/01, Mitch Halmu wrote:
On Sun, 27 May 2001, Dan Hollis wrote:

 On Sun, 27 May 2001, Roeland Meyer wrote:
 > You must not have a roaming staff or are willing to keep telcos wealthy.

 roaming staff either use webmail or pop-before-smtp.


Is there a rule that, except for local dial-in, we cannot offer the same
services to a client located in a part of the world that we dont't have
a dial-in POP as we offer to our local clients? Why shouldn't such clients
be able to get their dial-in somewhere and the rest of their services from
somewhere else? That includes using a remote SMTP server in the same way
a local user can, period.


| dredd () megacity org  | "Conan! What is best in life?"          |
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