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Re: What to do about spam in debian-user [was: Your Password Reset Link from CorrLinks]

On Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:56:50 -0600
David Wright <deblis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Fri 22 Feb 2019 at 14:16:43 (+0000), Jonathan Dowland wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 02:08:40PM -0000, Curt wrote:
> > > What Linux mail user agents lack this feature, if it is uncommon?
> > 
> > I thought it was uncommon, but perhaps it isn't. I'm not going to spend
> > my time exhaustively surveying them to be sure. Perhaps it's just not
> > generally a well-known feature.
> > 
> > > I'd also point out that, at least in Alpine, the feature does not depend
> > > on or require the use of an external MTA such as sendmail, Exim, etc.
> > 
> > Noted, thanks. I suspect mutt can be configured similarly.
> mutt can certainly do mail submission to a smarthost itself.
> set smtp_url="smtp://email-address:password@smarthost:port/"
> would be all that's typically necessary.

It will often be somewhat more complicated. Many smarthosts will refuse
to accept mail if the envelope 'From' and / or the email 'From:' header
do not match the user's account name with the smarthost, so address
rewriting will be necessary.