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Date:      Fri, 06 Sep 2002 16:29:33 -0600
From:      Lyndon Nerenberg <lyndon@orthanc.ab.ca>
To:        "Jose Esteban Esquer Biskofski" <jose.esteban@plazanetwork.com>
Cc:        freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: asmtp 587 
Message-ID:  <200209062229.g86MTX3j042290@orthanc.ab.ca>
In-Reply-To: Your message of "Fri, 06 Sep 2002 17:23:57 CDT." <000001c255f4$179c0fc0$0800a8c0@bebo> 

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>>>>> "Jose" == Jose Esteban Esquer Biskofski <jose.esteban@plazanetwork.com> writes:

    Jose> Hello, Ive been looking for information on what sendmail's
    Jose> asmtp (port 587) is exactly, and how to close it. Ive had no
    Jose> luck, could someone please tell me how to get rid of it?
    Jose> Thanks.

Port 587 is the Mail Submission service (RFC 2476), and instead of
turning it off you should learn what it's for and then configure
your MUAs to use it.

--lyndon

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