smtp vrfy

Quentin Campbell Q.G.Campbell at
Tue Nov 6 09:55:00 GMT 2007

>-----Original Message-----
>From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-
>bounces at] On Behalf Of Simon Jones
>Sent: 06 November 2007 09:23
>To: MailScanner discussion
>Subject: RE: smtp vrfy
>Hi, that's exactly what I'm trying to do - I run a server with a
>public domain with lots of users on it - the domain has been around for
>12 years so attracts mucho canned meat of the spam variety.  All I want
>mailscanner to do is say to the destination server "hey there, do you
>have this address?" before actually sending the message, which would
>take some pressure off the spooler on the destination server.

Although this is of no use to Simon, it is an opportunity to remind
sites using Sendmail as their MTA that they can run 'milter-ahead' (from
Snertsoft) to get this functionality. 


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