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SubjectRe: [OT] Re: goodbye
On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 09:34:04PM +0000, Henning P. Schmiedehausen wrote:
> Michael Peddemors <> 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 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

/Matti Aarnio
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