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Some OpenSMTPD overview, part 3

by gilles [@], on the 2014-12-10 12:38:26+01:00


This is the third post of a series about OpenSMTPD improvements that have taken place since this summer.

Content altering

For a long time, we have developed OpenSMTPD with a strict rule that the daemon should not alter DATA (as in the DATA SMTP phase) in any way.

The …

Some OpenSMTPD overview, part 2

by gilles [@], on the 2014-12-01 09:04:11+01:00

Why we killed the MFA (filter) process

For as long as I can remember, a process called MFA was created by OpenSMTPD at start time.

MFA stood for “Mail Filter Agent” and the goal of that process was initially to take care of all filtering tasks ranging from filtering senders …

Some OpenSMTPD overview, part 1

by gilles [@], on the 2014-11-26 14:25:12+01:00

EHLO world !

Yesterday I thought I’d write a first OpenSMTPD-related post to sum up the changes that have happened since this summer but it turned out to be painful as they amount to quite a lot. Instead, I think a better strategy is to split this into a serie …

what the fsck did just happen

by gilles [@], on the 2014-11-24 18:01:51+01:00

Good news everyone !

With last post dating from almost a year, we can all agree that I’ve outpassed my slacking skills by a great margin and I probably deserve an award of some kind ;-)

Anyways, there’s been a few complaints during these 12 months because this blog was …


by gilles [@], on the 2013-12-14 21:36:40+01:00

EHLO readers,

This blog post is the first since a few months, I’ve been busy and struggling with some personal health and familial issues. I won’t share them here as its not really something anyone can help with, so… let’s focus on OpenSMTPD !

What happened since last …