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Jesse Schachter jschachter at psnw.com
Wed Nov 24 00:18:22 UTC 1999


On Tue, 23 Nov 1999, Dean Anderson wrote:

> 
> I'm all for working with the community. Each time I have, it has turned out that we need to operate relays.

Last time I checked, its not the "community"'s job to administrate your
network. That kind of statement is solid proof that you have absolutely no
idea what you're doing. Why don't you hire a professional to run your
network? Better yet, I'll do it for free if your company promises to fire
you, or at least demote you to a position that would put you no where near
an electronic device.

> Its the foolish people who ASSUME that all of the internet is composed
> of cable modems and the company email server, and the internal company
> modem bank, all behind a firewall and a VPN who think we don't need to
> operate relays.

Nobody needs to operate open relays, no matter what. No exceptions.

> Try to take relaying out of sendmail, and see what happens.

Sendmail is designed to relay. So what? That doesn't mean you're supposed
to be an open relay.

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