Why does the unauthenticated SMTP proxy include auth_http statement?

Andy D'Arcy Jewell andy.jewell at sysmicro.co.uk
Tue Jan 15 13:56:54 UTC 2013

Hi all,

Can anyone throw some light on this for me please?

Looking at: 

It says "The example is for unauthenticated e-mail as you can see", but 
the example clearly shows authentication:

mail { server_name mail.somedomain.com;
     auth_http localhost:8008/auth-smtppass.php;

So I'm confused - should this be in there? Because if so, I'm obviously 
missing something about what unauthenticated means...


Andy D'Arcy Jewell

SysMicro Limited
Linux Support
E:  andy.jewell at sysmicro.co.uk
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