At 22:33 2003-04-18 +0100, Obantec Support wrote:
but a False To: with hostname.myserversdomain.com example
What part of the To: is bogus, and how are you making that
determination? The username (as per a recent thread here), or that say the
"hostname" part is not valid?
If the hostname part isn't valid for mail, but is a valid host, you could
reject it at your MTA configuration. For instance, in the MAILERTABLE file
(with that option enabled of course), you could set the following
I use something similar for the domain used as the envelope address on some
automated messages my web servers send in response to detecting attacks
from various MS worms - I really don't WANT the bounces for anything that
can't be delivered, and I don't want automated replies to the security
notice either - humans will figure it out easily from the From: address.
i am running sendmail 8.12.8 on RH7.2
You've had nearly 3 weeks to upgrade to 8.12.9. Get to it.
but not sure how to pass legit localuser(_at_)theirdomain(_dot_)com to their
Uh, you want to BOUNCE the spam after the fact? Bad idea. Really bad idea.
99% of the time, the spam address will be invalid, and that other 1% (or
more, it's growing) will be some poor soul who was targeted by the spammers
and will be receiving all the bounces and complaints which are generated.
If you're trying to do something else, I clearer example identifying what
part of what actually _varies_ and what is constant, would really help.
Sean B. Straw / Professional Software Engineering
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