sendmail & Verizon

Kevin J. Cummings cummings at
Wed Mar 6 04:22:59 UTC 2013

On 03/05/2013 05:45 PM, Robert Nichols wrote:
> The simple answer is that sendmail can't do that by itself as it has no
> support for client-side SSL. You need to use a program such as _stunnel_
> to provide the encryption wrapper. Here is a fedoraproject wiki posting
> that describes the basics:

Yeah, I read that.  It looks like a start.  I already have stunnel
installed (for what I can't remember, I thought it was my IPv6 tunnel,
but I'm no longer sure), and I have no stunnel process running atm.

> That's basically what I had running back in 2007 when Comcast didn't
> allow global access to port 587. I'd post the whole setup that I used,
> but my old sysVinit script for starting an stunnel service wouldn't be
> worth much these days

Try me, my mail server is still running F14....

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