OT: SORBS a PITA on spam backscatter ...
Hugo van der Kooij
hvdkooij at vanderkooij.org
Wed Jun 13 21:31:12 IST 2007
On Wed, 13 Jun 2007, Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Jun 2007, Garry Glendown wrote:
>> Sorry, this is most likely somewhat off topic, but maybe I could get
>> some suggestions ...
>> One of our customers was hit by a presumably larger amount of spam
>> mails, addressed to mail addresses collected somehow, but with errors in
>> the addresses (first part of the mail address duplicated, like
>> "johnjohn at do.main" instead of "john at do.main"). They are operating a
>> multi-level mail service, with MS on our side, delivering to an SMTP
>> proxy, then over through a virus scanner, and finally to the actual mail
>> server (M$ Exchange). Mails are accepted, even by the Exchange server,
>> which in turn generates a non-delivery receipt for wrong addresses.
> Don't we just hate Exchange for this? Perhaps you should just let them have
> all the spam untill Exchange behaves correctly. Or setup some trick to learn
> wether or not a receiver address is in fact valid before you accept it.
> Such an LDAP link is part of the competition.
The closest thing I have seen online is a static method:
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(Thanks JFK, for the insight.)
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