[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#578333: check_smtp HELO bad default and -F missing from --help
joy at debbugs.entuzijast.net
Sun Apr 18 23:06:40 UTC 2010
I noticed our check_smtp was sending garbage in HELO,
% /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_smtp -v 127.0.0.1 | head -1
HELOCMD: HELO shortmachinename
When is it ever a good idea to send the unqualified hostname as HELO?
Doing that to an actual real-world SMTP server just makes Nagios look like
a spammer :)
But regardless of the crap default, I went to fix that in the local config,
but didn't find any way. By reading the source I discovered that it was
actually possible by using -F, but:
% /usr/lib/nagios/plugins/check_smtp --help | grep -- -F
Please fix that. TIA.
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