rejecting non existant users on the incoming queue.

Martin Hepworth martinh at SOLID-STATE-LOGIC.COM
Thu Oct 30 11:10:07 GMT 2003

Raymond Dijkxhoorn wrote:

> Hi!
>>Should I be using exim incoming queue to reject non-existant
>>'to/cc/bcc' records on the actual email server (sunos4 with pop
>>collection), possibly using virtual domains somehow?
>>Is there some way in MS to reject this cleanly and still give errors
>>when real email gets the address wrong?
> This is a task of your mailer. IF you want to check for existence you
> could for example use ldap withing exim, on your userbase...
> Bye,
> Raymond.


Well yes, but right now I haven't got the time to implement an LDAP
addressbook. A simple file search would do..just trying to keep the
system manageable without spending ages implementing LDAP or similar.

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic Ltd
tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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