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Subject: Re: Preventing spam via *-outgoing alias?
From: Dave Barr <barr @ math . psu . edu>
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 1996 12:26:55 -0500
To: Chris Shenton <cshenton @ it . hq . nasa . gov>
Cc: alt @ aen . org, tibbs @ hpc . uh . edu, majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: Your message of "Fri, 15 Nov 1996 11:44:26 EST." <>
References: <> <>

In message <>, Chris Shenton write
>I found it not in the 1.93 FAQ (which we are running, too), but in the
>FAQ on the web -- which is presumably for 1.94.
>The 1.93 FAQ did talk about using non-obvious alias names, but didn't
>mention that recent sendmails expose the alias name in the
>Received-by: headers, and how to avoid them with a goofy "nobody" alias.

Both the 1.93 and the 1.94 FAQ's on the web cover this.  I don't recall
if the FAQ bundled with 1.93 did, but everybody should have removed
that long ago.


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