henka at cityweb
Mar 16, 2007, 5:01 AM
Post #5 of 5
On Thu, 15 Mar 2007, Marvin Humphrey wrote:
> Exim performs IDENT checks by default, and times out after 30
> seconds. As the list readership has grown, we've accumulated a few
> subscribers whose mail servers respond to IDENT with stony silence
> rather than either a meaningful response or a firewall deny.
The 'net used to be such a nice, friendly place. Once could just drop in
to a friends machine with telnet and say "Hey, Bob, check THIS out..."
strcpy() was your friend in those days.
Now, -P INPUT DROP is your friend.