Re: Openssh and sendmail signatures

From: Dr. Michael G. Mathews (
Date: 09/11/02

From: "Dr. Michael G. Mathews" <>
To: focus-linux <>
Date: 11 Sep 2002 10:59:33 -0500

On Wed, 2002-09-11 at 07:14, Mogens Valentin wrote:
> How do I prevent Openssh telling which version is running?

I don't run OpenSSH, so I can't comment there...

> Likewise with sendmail? (I know you'll tell med to use another
> MTA..).

In the file:

define(`confSMTP_LOGIN_MSG', `$j $b')dnl

will get rid of the version reporting portion of the banner.

Further, to be complete, delete your /etc/mail/helpfile and replace it
with the following two lines

#vers 2
smtp No help file is available.

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