[Pkg-exim4-users] TLS error

Ross Boylan ross at biostat.ucsf.edu
Fri May 2 00:54:04 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 16:36 -0700, Jeroen van Aart wrote:
> Ross Boylan wrote:
> > It looks as if the earlier TLS failures did not block message receipt,
> > but they did mean the messages were sent unencrypted.
> Which I would think is not a big deal since emails tend to travel 
> plaintext all the way or a great part of it. In my opinion the only 
> practical benefit of encryption is to avoid plaintext passwords.
> Regards,
> Jeroen
In this case some of the mail travelled only within a secure network
before taking the last hop and could contain confidential information.
So the encryption was (is) essential.


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