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Re: ESMTP in banner query ?

Darryl Miles wrote:

>>> I notice there is the -E option to the SMTP TA to re-enable this check
>>> and act accordingly.  Are there any known implications to doing this ?
>> Apparently -E enables the aforementioned hack.
> So this has never been mandated by any RFC ever ?  It has always been
> perfectly valid to try the EHLO and get back invalid command and then
> retry with HELO ?

Yes, this is exactly how ESMTP was initially designed to work.


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