SMTP settings

This script is Copyright (C) 2002-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Sets parameters used by other SMTP checks

Description :

This script just sets a couple of SMTP parameters.

Several checks need to use a third-party host/domain
name to work properly.

The checks that rely on this are SMTP or DNS relay checks.

By default, nessus.org is being used. However, under some
circumstances, this may make leak packets from your network
to this domain, thus compromising the privacy of your tests.

While the owner of 'nessus.org' is not known to keep logs of
such packet traces, you may want to change this value to
maximize your privacy.

Note that you absolutely need this option to be set to a
*third-party* domain. This means a domain that has *nothing
to do* with the domain name of the network you are testing.

See also :

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2821.txt

Solution :

n/a

Risk factor :

None

Family: Settings

Nessus Plugin ID: 11038 ()

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