Email Alerting with DRAC5

Bill Weiss bweiss at lanl.gov
Wed Feb 4 14:20:20 CST 2009


Brian A. Seklecki wrote:
> here's tehe thing -- RFC2821 says:
> 
> " ...consolidates, updates and clarifies, but doesn't add new or change
> existing functionality of the following:
> 
>    -  the original SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) specification of
>       RFC 821 [30]..."
> 
> But it also says:
> 
>    "It obsoletes RFC 821..."
> 
> Here are my notes from July of 2008:
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Page 30 of rfc821.txt actually indicates that "[123.255.37.2]" is a
> valid SMTP FROM syntax:

Absolutely!

I'm sorry, I meant my comment in the context of using root at host (not a
FQDN).  At the bottom of the portion of 3.6 that I quoted, it explicitly
allows for address literals _iff_ the host has no name.

-- 
Bill Weiss
As always, not speaking for or as my employer.



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