Re: [OFFTOPIC] Re: [PATCH] Single user linux

From: Pjotr Kourzanoff (
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 09:49:57 EST

On Tue, 24 Apr 2001, [iso-8859-2] Gábor Lénárt wrote:
> Or even without xinetd. Just use local port forwarding eg 2525 -> 25, and

  This is more like 25 -> 2525 :-)

> use port 2525 as SMTP port in your MTA. I've succeed to setup such a
> configuration.

  This requires you to ensure that your MTA is started first on that
  port...Might be difficult to achieve reliably in an automatic way
  without root privileges :-(

  mailuser@foo% /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail stop
  badguy@foo% ./suck 2525
  mailuser@foo% /etc/rc.d/init.d/sendmail start

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