lmtp over SSL - lmtps ?

Ondrej Sury ondrej at sury.org
Wed Mar 2 13:52:43 EST 2005

Putting private LAN (VLAN) between these two servers seems to be
simplest alternative (ie. granting physical security).  Using VPN or
IPsec seems more complicated, but also usable.

And in both cases you will gain more then just LMTP security.


> > Is there any way to make communication in a secure way using lmtp?
> > I would like to have postfix and cyrus on separate machines.
> Do you really want to encrypt *all* of the traffic or just the 
> authentication information?  Your email is most likely getting to 
> Postfix in plaintext anyways.
> lmtpd will support non-plaintext authentication methods (and should 
> support TLS+PLAIN)
Ondrej Sury <ondrej at sury.org>

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