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AppWatch: Sendmail 8.10.0 released

Mar 08, 2000, 19:09 (0 Talkback[s])

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[ Thanks to AppWatch Staff for this announcement: ]

"Version 8.10 represents the largest new feature release in sendmail's history."

  • SMTP Authentication, allowing users to use cryptographic authentication in SMTP to gain additional privileges, such as ability to relay.
  • Performance improvements, including multiple queues, memory-buffered pseudo-files, and more control over resolver timeouts.
  • Support for "message submission agent", as defined by RFC 2476.
  • Ability to connect to servers running on named sockets.
  • Changes to support IPv6.
  • Better LDAP integration and support for LDAP-based routing.
  • Improved support for virtual hosting.
  • Even better anti-spam control features.
  • Several new map classes, including ph, arith, and macro.
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