auth + sendmail ident

Jeff LaCoursiere jeff at jeff.net
Thu Feb 6 09:38:03 GMT 2003


If you set it to zero sendmail won't attempt ident.

j

On Wed, 5 Feb 2003, Mark Stewart wrote:

>
> I have it set to the default of 5 seconds. Is it usual to have this set to 0 then ?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: alan.edmonds at t-mobile.net [mailto:alan.edmonds at t-mobile.net]
> Sent: 05 February 2003 13:38
> To: Mark Stewart
> Subject: RE: auth + sendmail ident
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>
> Don't you set the ident timeout in /etc/mail/sendmail.cf to zero?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Stewart [mailto:Mark.Stewart at bacs.co.uk]
> Sent: 05 February 2003 12:00
> To: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
> Subject: auth + sendmail ident
>
>
> does anyone know how to stop the auth service running on port 113 as sendmail is hammering my firewall with auth requests.
>
> thanks for any help - Mark
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