From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain bluetree.ie)
Date: Mon 14 Feb 2000 - 14:43:22 GMT
> Hello all,
> Trying to set up our mail server here using : RH6.1, Qmail,
> most recent diald.
> However I have run into a tiny problem: Any time any of my Win95
> machines send mail to it to be relayed outwards, qmail accesses
> Diald and dials out. Whats more, it dials out and connects before
> the mail is accepted for delivery by qmail. This is obviously
> not a good thing. So:
> - I dont want to use serialmail
> - I want qmail to deliver mail direct, (not via our ISP) and only
> when it is online
> I had a couple of Ideas:
> - restrict the qmail users so they cant use diald (but I cant
> figure if its possible)
> - Bring up qmail-remote only when a ppp connection is brought up.
> Someone must have come accross this before when dealing with
> qmail and limited connections.
I haven't used diald, but I seem to remember that you can
configure the types of traffic that should bring up the link.
Could you tell diald to ignore port 25 (SMTP) traffic? You'd
probably also have to ignore DNS traffic as well.
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