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RE: and other impatient Postfix mailers everywhere (fwd)

  • From: Mark Radabaugh - Amplex
  • Date: Thu Aug 02 17:20:03 2001

I think MAPS managed to DOS themselves.  Since they are refusing queries
BIND can't cache the response and so it just keeps trying with every new
e-mail.  The traffic hitting MAPS servers has to be impressive.

Mark Radabaugh
(419) 833-3635

-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of
Steven J. Sobol
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 4:33 PM
To: Larry Sheldon
Cc: [email protected]
Subject: Re: and other impatient Postfix mailers
everywhere (fwd)

On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Larry Sheldon wrote:

> > It is interesting to see some of the sites that not only use(d) the
> > lists for free, but didn't even bother to do the zone transfer mode
> > (which reduces the load on the MAPS servers and speeds up your local
> > use).
> At least one of us thinks the zone transfer mode was not free

It was, until just recently.

-- LLC - Steve "Web Dude" Sobol, CTO - [email protected]

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