MTA-blocked Spam percentag down?

DAve dave.list at
Thu Nov 13 14:26:46 GMT 2008

Garry wrote:
> Martin Hepworth wrote:
>> 2008/11/13 Garry <garry at>:
>>> Hi,
>>> just wondering - my stats show the percentage of spam that was blocked
>>> due to MTA measures being down from somewhere in the >95% range (which
>>> it has usually been) to around 60% since last Friday ... as I haven't
>>> made any changes, I was wondering whether anybody else seen this
>>> behaviour...!?
> a) the drop in MTA-blocked Spam dropped since last _Friday_, 4 days
> before the reported disconnection
> b) the total amount of spam received by the MS box did NOT drop Friday
> (though I did notice a decent amount of reduction since Wednesday ...)
> -garry

We are not seeing any benefit either. We have seen a %50 reduction in 
spam making it to MS but that is because we starting using SIP November 
1st, Tuesday showed no decrease at all here.


The whole internet thing is sucking the life out of me,
there ain't no pony in there.

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