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Re: Now the idiots at ORBS are probing random dial-ups

  • From: Shawn McMahon
  • Date: Fri Aug 25 11:21:54 2000

On Fri, Aug 25, 2000 at 10:31:18AM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> Unless static IP space is delegated directly to a customer then there's
> no reason to believe that any mail server running in that space is
> legitimate.  SMTP just does not play with dynamic IPs, especially if you
> don't have reliable, secure, dynamic DNS updates on both the forward and
> reverse!

Greg, as usual, you just plain don't know what the hell you're talking about.

SMTP works just fine with dynamic IPs, *IF* both ends are following the relevant

You don't follow them, so shit doesn't work for you.  That's your choice, and
it's yours to make; but stop pontificating that the rest of the world should
follow it, and that it's the technically sound choice.

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