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Old 05-27-2003, 07:37 AM   #1
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sendmail 8.9 open relay

Hi, says one of my servers is an open relay. What is the best way to close it? I am running sendmail 8.9 on a redhat 6.2 box

Old 05-27-2003, 07:40 AM   #2
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either turn off SMTP altogether or set up your allowed relay domains. This could be done easily using Webmin or editing the relay-domains file and adding the allowed domain(s), i.e.


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