#include <libmilter/mfapi.h>
int smfi_setconn(
	char *oconn;
Set the socket through which this filter should communicate with sendmail.
Called When smfi_setconn must be called once before smfi_main.
Effects Sets the socket through which the filter communicates with sendmail.
oconn The address of the desired communication socket. The address should be a NULL-terminated string in "proto:address" format:
  • {unix|local}:/path/to/file -- A named pipe.
  • inet:port@{hostname|ip-address} -- An IPV4 socket.
  • inet6:port@{hostname|ip-address} -- An IPV6 socket.
RETURN VALUES smfi_setconn will not fail on an invalid address. The failure will only be detected in smfi_main
  • If possible, filters should not run as root when communicating over unix/local domain sockets.
  • Unix/local sockets should have their permissions set to 0600 (read/write permission only for the socket's owner).

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