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sSMTP: A simple alternative to Sendmail

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 208.38.52.98] on April 21, 2008 05:54 PM
Hang on guys - name calling isn't required.

For 99% of the machines out there, all they do is forward all mail to a mailhub. The mailhub is the one that has to do all the mail routing/rewriting/ssl, tls, etc... I believe the author is suggesting that for the majority of users, replacing the "sendmail executable" with the ssmtp executable on these typical machines would work for the majority of people.

I agree. And the other caveats are noted in this article.

I like it. Thanks, Michael!

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