More Spam on Backup MX Hosts

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at PROLOCATION.NET
Wed Jun 18 22:10:00 IST 2003


> Has anyone else noticed that a greater percentage of mail is spam on the
> backup MX hosts?
> Almost all the email received on my 3rd MX host is spam.
> Is this a deliberate strategy by spammers?

Yes it is. but you can easilly fix that. Add a 4th MX in your zone,
pointing to the IP of the 1st MX. So if spammers use that trick they will
not end up where they want to be.


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