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Subject: Re: More mailing list spams
From: scs @ lokkur . dexter . mi . us (Steve Simmons)
Organization: Inland Sea
Date: 18 Mar 1996 11:17:16 -0500
To: list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
Distribution: local
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References: <m0tyVJS-00047xC@ilinx.ilinx.com>

brian@ilinx.ilinx.com (Brian J. Murrell) writes:

>There is one thing that I've been meaning to look into though.  Sendmail -
>the most used MTA on the Internet blindly accepts mail from anybody for
>anybody.  I want to put an end to this.  I've been meaning to look into how
>much work it would be to make Sendmail refuse to accept a peice of mail not
>destined for a user of any of the domains it is serving.  (i.e. the
>contents of the "w" macro).

Can't do this without changing the standard first -- this is a defined
feature of SMTP-based mail systems.  Probably hopeless.
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	   Music, Box 385, ElDorado Springs, CO 80025  303-543-0888


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