On Tue, 30 Mar 2004, Ezra Bick wrote:
> Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 15:46:25 +0200 (IST)
> From: Ezra Bick <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: turning off help replies
> Is there a way for me to turn off the automatic sending of a HELP file
> every time majordomo receives a message it does not understand?
_/ _/_/_/ _/ ____________ __o
_/ _/ _/ _/ ______________ _-\<,_
_/ _/ _/_/_/ _/ _/ ......(_)/ (_)
_/_/ oe _/ _/. _/_/ ah email@example.com
> The reason is the follows.
> I am continually involved in mail loops (thousands of messages an hour)
> between my majordomo and a differetn systems Sendmail, precipitated by
> help messages. I assume that it begins with a virus sent to majordomo,
> which sends back a help message (from majordomo-owner). For one reason or
> another, that help message is rejected by the remote sendmail, which of
> course sends a message to majordomo-owner about the reject. That message
> triggers another help file.
> On a number of occasions, the receiving mailbox is "full" (who knows - I
> may have filled it up myself), and the two messages simply loop on and
> on. This has crashed or severely impeded my system a number of times.
> I would like to turn off the help file sent to every unrecognized
> majordomo command. If that is impossible, I would like to turn off "help"