Spam Attacks

Mogens Melander mogens at
Thu Sep 15 15:45:10 IST 2011

Hi Guys

sendmail + smfgray + mailscaner has served flawless for years.

On Thu, September 15, 2011 07:28, Eli Wapniarski wrote:
> Hi
> I'm using good old fashioned sendmail as my mta.... It has a feature called
> "greet_pause" "Dunnno if qmail or postfix has this feature, but what this does
> is delay sending banners out for a specified amount of time (usually
> configured for between 1 -5 seconds). If a spammer / slammer starts sending
> before the acknowledgement from sendmail, the connection is summarily dropped.
> Hope this helps all who have run into the slamming phenomenon.
> Eli
> On Tuesday 13 September 2011 13:36:44 Johan Hendriks wrote:
>> >Hi All,
>> >Thanks for your replies. As of today I've pointed 10 domains to a new
>> >gateway and here are some stats.
>> >
>> >It's a bit crazy.
>> [OT]
>> How do you get these stats.
>> [/OT]


Mogens Melander

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