[Dovecot] Restricting Services (POP or IMAP)
odhiambo.raburu at wananchi.com
Fri Aug 25 14:21:49 EEST 2006
* On 25/08/06 12:02 +0200, Christian Schmidt wrote:
| Hello Odhiambo,
| Odhiambo WASHINGTON, 25.08.2006 (d.m.y):
| > * On 24/08/06 22:58 +0200, Christian Schmidt wrote:
| > |
| > | IMO it would be great if dovecot could use tcpd/libwrap...
| > I agree, but .....
| > Isn't that true for any service that is started via inetd?
| Sure, but I favor services that are running on their own...
| > It should
| > work if you can start dovecot via inetd, but I don't like the idea
| > either, coz using runit or daemontoools is better.
| > However, I believe support for tcpd/libwrap can be incorporated into
| > dovecot if you can convince Timo to do it,
| @Timo: What do you think about it?
| IMO it can be very useful if a "service" offers its own possibility of
| blocking hosts and/od networks without depending on external tools
| like packet filters.
| > or make it worth his time if you really need it asap ;)
| > If you know some C++, you can get the code from mysqld, exim, etc,
| > which have it already, and submit a patch.
| Unfortunately, the only thing I know about C++ is that it's a
| programming language. ;-)
Me too ;)
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