Notes on new IPBlock code, 4.25-11

Greg Boehnlein damin at NACS.NET
Mon Dec 1 20:00:40 GMT 2003

On Mon, 1 Dec 2003, Raymond Dijkxhoorn wrote:

> Hi!
> > connections blocked out.  But, the rogue machine had flooded my
> > with several thousand messages in those 13 minutes, and it took nearly
> > two hours for this flood to be processed by my server.  A lot of these
> > messages were subsequently deleted as high-spam by Spamassassin and MS,
> > or doublebounced, or were blocked by AOL (the target site).  Some got
> > delivered.  The tsunami of spam was already on my mail server by the
> > time MS shut the door, since IPBlock is run last in the MS process.
> Another thing you could do is use the simple script i have running. It
> can clean out your in and your out queue, i made it for bot h sendmail
> and exim. If you have a IP in your accesslist with DENY it will lookup
> the files of that sender and delete the according q* and d* files
> automaticly. That will clean your queue for the offending IPs amazingly
> fast. :) If you proceess the queue most likely you will end up in AOLs
> spamblock in a few days.
> If people are interested i can mail it.

I am interested. Send it to me off list, or be a Pal and post a link to
the list so everyone can share in the fun! :)

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