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Date:      Sat, 27 Apr 2013 12:43:38 -0400 (EDT)
From:      doug <doug@fledge.watson.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Sendmail  8.14.5/8.14.5 on fbsd-9.1R (EC2)
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.00.1304271240410.26949@fledge.watson.org>
In-Reply-To: <517B8ED2.3060103@infracaninophile.co.uk>
References:  <20130426153728.M27769@ezo.net> <517B8ED2.3060103@infracaninophile.co.uk>

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On Sat, 27 Apr 2013, Matthew Seaman wrote:

> On 26/04/2013 16:51, jflowers wrote:
>> All I want to do is have the MTA listen on 127.0.0.1 port 1025 and have no
>> sendmail process listen on the server interface.  That's being done by assp
>> which proxies messages to 127.0.0.1:1025.  Unfortunately, I haven't been able
>> to figure out how to turn off the default.  Sockstat shows:
>>
>> root     sendmail   1672  4  tcp4   *:25                  *:*
>> root     sendmail   1672  5  tcp6   *:25                  *:*
>> root     sendmail   1672  6  tcp4   127.0.0.1:1025        *:*
>> root     sendmail   1672  7  tcp4   111.222.333.444:587   *:*
>>
>> The relevant mc entries are:
>>
>> DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Name=IPv4, Family=inet')
>> DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Name=IPv6, Family=inet6, Modifiers=O')
>> DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=1025, Addr=127.0.0.1, Name=MTA')
>> VIRTUSER_DOMAIN_FILE(`/etc/mail/virtual-domains')
>> FEATURE(`no_default_msa')
>> DAEMON_OPTIONS(`Port=587, Addr= 111.222.333.444, Name=MSA, M=E')
>>
>> The MSA isn't strictly necessary now but I thought might have a future use.
>>
>> So, what am I missing?  How do I turn *:25 off so that when assp goes down (as
>> it frequently does) I'm not running an open relay (all user/domain validation
>> is done in assp).
>>
>> Any pointers in the right direction appreciated.
>
> You pretty much already have the answer already.  Add 'Addr=127.0.0.1'
> or 'Addr=::1' clauses to your first two DAEMON_OPTIONS lines.  That will
> limit sendmail to listening on port 25 only on the loopback interface.
>
> Or indeed, remove those two lines entirely to leave sendmail only
> listening on port 587.  This should not prevent sendmail from sending
> outgoing messages, but will prevent any incoming.

If sendmail is listening on port 587, it will relay for any valid sender who can 
reach that port.



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