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Date:      Sun, 24 Mar 2013 01:25:13 -0700
From:      Doug Hardie <>
To:        Waitman Gobble <>
Cc:        " List" <>
Subject:   Re: Client Authentication
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On 24 March 2013, at 01:10, Waitman Gobble <> wrote:

> You might consider disabling external smtp auth service and using ssh =
tunnel to server to connect to mail. Also provide web based convenience =

I am not convinced that a ssh tunnel is going to be easy for my users.  =
We do provide a web based mail client, but I wouldn't describe it as =
convenient.  I find it a pain in the neck, but so many users requested =
it that we provide it.  It is password authenticated but so slow it will =
never be attacked with password guessing.

> It might be interesting to encrypt mail to the user's cloud service =
that operates in a gpg zone. I think this operation could be mostly =
transparent to the user, so kids and granpamas can use it without =

This one I don't understand.  Can you provide pointers to this type of =

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