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Re: disabling SMTP

  • From: Richard Welty
  • Date: Sat Mar 27 21:46:02 2004

On Sat, 27 Mar 2004 20:27:03 -0600 "Eric A. Hall" <ehall@ehsco.com> wrote:



> I'm wondering if the installed base of legitimate messaging systems has
> migrated to ESMTP so as to get away with disabling plain-old SMTP except
> for internal devices.

> Anybody got any data or observations on this?

yes. there are a lot of pix firewalls out there with smtp fixup turned on,
effectively disabling ESMTP (not to mention sporadically breaking
traditional SMTP.)

richard
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Richard Welty                                         rwelty@averillpark.net
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