[ale] Dynamic IP and Sendmail

Bradley Leonard bradley at stygianresearch.com
Wed May 21 16:35:30 EDT 2003

Quoting linuxnews at wormfishin.com:
> I need to be able to send mail through my sendmail server, from a remote 
> user with a dynamic IP.  Can I somehow assign a hostname to that machine 
> and put the hostname in the relay file?  If I used dyndns could I make it 
> do some kind of lookup of the IP to allow access?
> I tried searching the archives, but i was getting a server error, is 
> everyone having this problem?

I've set up drac on my redhat server.  http://www.ls-l.net/drac/
I've done some limited testing and it seems to work pretty well.

Another option would be sendmail authentication via SSL.
I haven't tried this yet, so I don't know how well it works.

Bradley Leonard     (bradley at stygianresearch.com) 
Stygian Research    (http://stygianresearch.com) 

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