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Re: [vox-tech] MTA

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 01:04:56AM -0700, Richard Harke wrote:
>    Not the MTA Charlie got stuck on. I'm running Debian and every recent
>    (and maybe not so recent) install has installed exim4 as a Mail
>    Transfer
>    Agent. But is not clear that this is doing anything for me. I normally
>    do email
>    through my ISP or in some cases through gmail. When I take my laptop
>    out for coffee, it takes a really long time to decide to skip the MTA
>    startup
>    because it doesn't have internet access. Is there any reason I can't or
>    shouldn't
>    disable it?

If cron sends you email. The default config for Exim on Debian is to
listen to localhost. 

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