Re: Simple Linux to Linux(Debian) email
- Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2019 22:40:05 +0900
- From: Mark Fletcher <mark27q1@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Simple Linux to Linux(Debian) email
On Mon, Apr 08, 2019 at 02:14:33PM +0100, Thomas Pircher wrote:
> Mark Fletcher wrote:
> > mutt won't let me go back and edit the subject line.
> Hi Mark,
> Yes, have a look at the dma or nullmailer packages. There used to be
> more of these programs in Debian (ssmtp, for example), but on my system
> (Buster) only those two seem to have survived.
Thanks, of those dma looks like a perfect match and nullmailer also
> You could also use one of the big MTAs and configure them to listen to
> local connections only, and/or block the SMTP ports with a firewall, but
> both dma and nullmailer do their job just fine. Besides, they are much
> simpler to configure.
Yes, I could -- but I'd feel safer in the presence of my own capacity
for stupid mistakes using a piece of software that just can't listen for
mail, in this particular scenario. So dma or nullmailer both fit the
bill. I will pore over their docs as well as sSMTPs and see what comes
out the best.
Thanks a lot for your help