> From: Mike Dilworth <mjd @
> To: "'firewalls @
COM'" <firewalls @
> Subject: proxying characteristics of smtp
> Date: Sat, 27 Jul 1996 08:11:59 +0300
> hi all
> can you help...I want to set up a smtp server on a firewall which will then pass all mail onto an internal mail hub..pretty standard stuff...
> I'm doing this in M$ NT and using exchange as the internal mail hub, but dont want to buy 2 expensive exchange servers, so i got hold of altavista mail server for the firewall. After looking at thi
> Now I have looked at these, and what i make of them is that you can specify which hosts receive the mail and in what order of preference, just in case one goes down..etc. but I cant see a way that
> any pointers much appreciated..
You can easily do this on an NT system running Software.com's
Post.Office product. You can get more info on the product and
the cost at http://www.software.com. An advantage with the
Post.Office product is that the configuration can be administered
with a browser such as Netscape Navigator.
Vice President, Consulting Services
E-Mail: steve @