lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Apr]   [9]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [OT] Re: goodbye
On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 09:34:04PM +0000, Henning P. Schmiedehausen wrote:
> Michael Peddemors <michael@linuxmagic.com> writes:
>
> >Uh... use their ISP relay service anyway???
> >I take my laptop all over, to lot's of my clients locations, and if I
> >could relay through their servers, then I had better give them some good
> >advice.. Some places I just pick an available IP and it might not be in
> >the allowed relay list. And this happens when I am in M$ or Linux..
>
> So, Mr. Admin, setup your laptop to use SSL to your SMTP and POP
> server and authenticate with a client side certificate on your
> laptop. Welcome to the 21st century. You may, however, need a little
> more infrastructure than you can pull from your favourite distribution
> box.

RFC 2487 STARTTLS
RFC 2554 SMTP-Auth, + M$ Exchange / + Netscape
( + a bunch of other authenticator methods )

Under encryption, plaintext username + password login.
The IETF protocols DO NOT support plaintext login for
obvious security reasons.

No hazzles about autenticating by certificates.

Availability of the feature is probably excidingly rare..

> Regards
> Henning
> --
> Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Henning P. Schmiedehausen -- Geschaeftsfuehrer
> INTERMETA - Gesellschaft fuer Mehrwertdienste mbH hps@intermeta.de

/Matti Aarnio
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:24    [W:0.059 / U:8.164 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site