At 09:53 14/09/2005, Arnt Gulbrandsen wrote:
If anyone is thinking of doing that sort of thing, I would recommend
putting a fast host in front of the slow one. We do that at work, and it
Our fast host rejects most spam, quickly about it, and forwards mail
locally via LMTP. The LMTP server may take an awfully long time to accept
mail, but that isn't a problem, because we've configured its only client
to be generous about timeouts.
But, in effect, that's an 'accept and bounce later' system.
Everyone here seems to be saying that's a bad thing :) (faked sender email
Surely, if you're going to be able to reject a message at any time, you
should do it at the initial entry point so that faked sender email
addresses have less impact.
Paul VPOP3 - Internet Email Server/Gateway