[Users] Re: [Devel] NEW OPTION: "auto_aliases" core parameter
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Thu Jan 11 14:42:36 CET 2007
Bogdan-Andrei Iancu wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I added a nee core parameter named "auto_aliases" - it controls if
> aliases should be automatically discovered and added during fixing
> listening sockets. Formally, this was done with no control over it (to
> turn it off), which was a security risk (in my opinion) as the server
> was using auto-discover aliases that were not configured.
Are these the reverse DNS lookups whose results were automatically used
as alias? If yes, then this is a good idea.
> To maintain backward compatibility, the default value is "on";
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