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Old 01-24-2004, 08:04 PM   #1
Registered: Jul 2003
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denying pop access remotely

hi iam new to linux and this is the first time i configure a mail server running sendmail "slackware 9.0".... it work fine and iam so happy for what i did for my company that is allways short in fund my only concern now is security,coz went i try to configure my computer in my house using outlook (with different isp) to try to get my mail to my office it did get all my email.... i dont want anyone to get there email remotely.i want to block foreign ip thru firewall....i just want only my private ip that will access my pop service. thk in advance!
Old 01-28-2004, 06:18 PM   #2
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If I understand you right you only want people to be able to read the email while they're in the office right?
So first things first how is the network layed out? I'm guessing all office computers are going through a router and the email server is outside that router. Something like this?
office computer        office computer          office computer
                  [Router / firewall]    [Email server]

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