On Tue, Apr 24, 2001 at 03:18:11PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, Mohammad A. Haque wrote:
> > > Correct. <1024 requires root to bind to the port.
> > ... And nothing says that it should be done by daemon itself.
> Or that you shouldnt let inetd do it for you
> And that you shouldn't drop the capabilities except that bind
> It is possible to implement the entire mail system without anything running
> as root but xinetd.
Or even without xinetd. Just use local port forwarding eg 2525 -> 25, and
use port 2525 as SMTP port in your MTA. I've succeed to setup such a
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