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Re: Time to check the rate limits on your mail servers

  • From: Joe Maimon
  • Date: Thu Feb 03 09:56:50 2005

[email protected] wrote:

On Thu, 3 Feb 2005, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:

Easier said than done, especially if you're a small ISP that's been doing
POP before SMTP and changing this requires that every customer's settings
be changed.

supports seperate pop/smtp servers. Which is not neccessarily what is being recommended by having seperate in-mx-smtp and out-smtp.

Is there any info on how this zombie is spread? ie, email worms, direct
port attacks, etc. If the former, there's hope of nipping it in the bud
with anti-virus filtering.

James Smallacombe PlantageNet, Inc. CEO and Janitor
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