There are various mail programs available to route mail through servers on the Internet. Sendmail is both one of the most common and one of the most buggy. For the purposes of this independant study, the sendmail RPM was installed and left alone.

Many users are not so fortunate as to be able to leave sendmail alone; it has a large number of bugs that are exploitable by Crackers from the Internet. Any student planning on routing large amounts of mail using sendmail through her server is advised to purchase a copy of O'Reilly's sendmail.

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Created: May 12, 1999
Last updated: May 12, 1999