Re: [SLUG] Back on Linux

From: Paul M Foster (
Date: Sat Feb 02 2002 - 03:31:16 EST

On Sat, Feb 02, 2002 at 12:47:34AM -0500, Ronan Heffernan wrote:

> wrote:
> > I have just completed my RH 7.1 install.... finally. Now I have another
> > question. what e-mail client do you all use ? I'm running gnome and RH 7.1.
> >
> > RoadRunner seems to not like Netscape's mail client for some reason. I
> use the
> > same settings I have on my w2k machine, but I can't get
> > mail.
> Despite the disparaging comments that fly-around, I like Netscape's
> email client.
> I would never configure the Netscape client to talk to my ISP; my
> Masquerading
> gateway machine is running an IMAP server and an SMTP server. All mail is
> pulled-down from the ISP (into the IMAP server) via 'fetchmail', and

You cron this?

> all outgoing
> mail goes from my Netscape client to my SMTP server, which forwards the
> mail to the
> ISP's SMTP server (there isn't really any way for the ISP's mail servers
> to dislike
> the Netscape email client). IMAP is a wonderful thing, especially if
> you have
> multiple workstations and/or dual-boot machines.
> --ronan

You run smtp on your firewall? What do you use to secure it? Just
netfilter or ipchains?


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