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Re: Fw: Administrivia: ORBS

  • From: Forrest W. Christian
  • Date: Mon Jan 17 16:51:23 2000

On 17 Jan 2000, Michael Shields wrote:
> I don't understand why you ca'n't allow relaying only for people with
> an envelope sender that has one of your customer's domains.

Sometime try this:  (Status codes not necessarily correct)

shell> telnet
220 Mail Server Ready  ESMTP
250 Pleased to meet you,
MAIL FROM: <[email protected]>
250 ok
RCPT TO: <[email protected]>
250 ok
250 Send Data one line at a time followed by a .
to: [email protected]
from: [email protected]
subject:  Make money fast, you looser.

You can now make money faster than ever before just send us a bazillion
dollars first.
250 Message accepted for delivery
250 Goodbye

Or, in other words, you can put ANYTHING YOU WANT in the sender envelope.
That is what is on the mail-from line.

- Forrest W. Christian ([email protected]) KD7EHZ
iMach, Ltd., P.O. Box 5749, Helena, MT 59604
Solutions for your high-tech problems.                  (406)-442-6648