Bounce <-> Bounce <-> Bounce

Michtele Neylon michele at BLACKNIGHTSOLUTIONS.COM
Sat Jun 26 20:42:48 IST 2004

On Sat, 2004-06-26 at 12:35 -0700, G. Armour Van Horn wrote:
> I've just taken over handling mail for seven existing domains, and
> though the volume isn't all that high I wish I didn't have to deal with
> bounces from viruses sent to nonexistent users.
> I can understand that it is normal and desirable to send a 5.1.1 User
> Unknown response to an e-mail sent to a nonexistent user. However, when
> that e-mail is identified as spam, bouncing it means that I get a third
> message back, which I get to read personally, as a result.
> If I could drop inbound spam to invalid users I could cut the load on
> the server down, not to mention the load on my time.

If you disable catchall email aliases you can get rid of a lot of these

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