Fix up protocol for smtp

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Marwan ALshawi Sat, 07/12/2008 - 05:10
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fix up is an application inspection method has been replaced in newer versions of pix and asa by the word inspect with more functions

with smtp for example it determin the default port number

why u need to disable it ?


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bob.bartlett Sat, 07/12/2008 - 07:13
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All code for the security devices after 6.3 on the PIX got rid of the fixup and replaced it with application inspection utilizing the application inspection using MQC. Can you explain what the issue is? One of the things you should consider is using esmtp not smtp inspection if your servers are up to the current smtp RFC. that RFC defined the acceptable commands and ESMTP inspection works for them not smtp.

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