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Re: FC5 w/ Postfix



On 4/15/06, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht
<wolfgang+gnus200604 dailyplanet dontspam wsrcc com> wrote:
>
> "Arthur Pemberton" <pemboa gmail com> writes:
> > This is due to the high grade security known as SELinux included in
> > Fedora. And since you are setting up this machine as a server, I would
> > suggest that you do not disable SELinux, and instead learn how to use
> > it properly. You might want to start your reading here:
>
> Would it be possible to have the postfix RPM install the appropriate
> configuration files?  It seems silly that everyone that wants to run
> postfix either needs to turn selinux off or understand how selinux
> works.  (And then hope that they don't inadvertently break the
> security as badly as they would have if they had turned it off
> explicitly.)
>
> -wolfgang

You may want to ask this question at irc://freenode/fedora-selinux but
it is possible that your past config file was more responsible, ie.
the conf that came with the rpms did not set off SELinux. But look for
a more expert opinion than mine.

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