drop default MTA for Fedora 15

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 16:22:08 UTC 2010


On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 6:04 AM, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 18:09 -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
>> What more do you want an MTA to do at install?  It was decided a long
>> time ago that the MTA shouldn't listen for remote SMTP connections by
>> default.  Pretty much any other thing I can think of (such as
>> delivering root mail to a non-root user or smarthosting, possibly with
>> authentication setup) requires manual configuration in any case.
>
> ... which could perhaps be done in firstboot. It could ask for the email
> address to use for outbound mail from 'root', and the SMTP server
> details for a smarthost.

There has been a bug on this since 2005:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=135592

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