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Date:      Wed, 7 Jul 2004 05:49:06 +0200
From:      Oliver Eikemeier <>
To:        Bill Milford <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Port: exim-ldap2-4.34+22
Message-ID:  <>

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Bill Milford wrote:

> Hi,
> What is the proper way to modify the script to start a =
> copy of exim to do TLS on connect on port 465?=A0 I know how to change=20=

> the config file to have it tell the difference based on the traffic on=20=

> the exim lists.

Depending on the load you expect you could try the following line in=20

smtps	stream	tcp	nowait	root	/usr/local/sbin/exim	exim -bs =

other than this you have to write a second (custom) start/stop script to=20=

accomplish the task. Since SMTPS (SSMTP) is deprecated you should=20
consider to use STARTTLS, which is natively support by exim and most=20
decent MUAs.


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