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RE: and other impatient Postfix mailers everywhere (fwd)

  • From: Larry Sheldon
  • Date: Thu Aug 02 18:45:56 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.

If I were in a bad mood I'd see some poetry in that.

Instead, I'll say that I think we have removed their stuff from our files.

But there are no doubt others in our address space that I don't know


Somebody send me the IP addresses of their servers, I'll spend a couple
of ACL slots and block-and-log accesses to their servers to protect them
and to identify folk here that need to be told.

Yes, I know I could look them up.

After dinner I might.

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