Howto integrate (G/P)GP into sendmail -D?!
Thu, 29 Jun 2000 17:42:24 -0500 (CDT)
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email@example.com, at 00:27 +0200 on Fri, 30 Jun 2000, wrote:
> Actually i wonder how to integrate the
> PGP stuff into a sendmaildaemon, since
> i've several users in an intranet and want
> to automatically crypt just the outgoing
> mails... is there a good FAQ about this?!
> BTW, is this stuff usable for VPN's?!
This is not a good idea, as there are several flaws that can occur.
First, you have to automate deciding which keys you want to encrypt to,
and this is likely not a system-wide thing you want to enforce. Second,
you would need to be able to handle things like errors from GnuPG and
such. And there are a bunch more issues. It's not a plug-and-play
GnuPG is designed for user-level usage, as OpenPGP is generally designed
as an user-to-user protection. Trying to setup something system-wide
would not advised.
Frank Tobin http://www.uiuc.edu/~ftobin/
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