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

  • From: Edward B. Dreger
  • Date: Thu Feb 03 21:25:02 2005

JF> Date: Thu, 3 Feb 2005 20:37:29 -0500
JF> From: Jason Frisvold

JF> Ouch ..  Then spammers may start using a From: matching the SMTP auth
JF> user, and effectively joe-jobbing the user..  Ick..

Exactly.  The user then loses mail sending ability, but other services
remain functional.

Everquick Internet -
A division of Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. -
Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building
Phone: +1 785 865 5885 Lawrence and [inter]national
Phone: +1 316 794 8922 Wichita
DO NOT send mail to the following addresses:
[email protected] -*- [email protected] -*- [email protected]
Sending mail to spambait addresses is a great way to get blocked.
Ditto for broken OOO autoresponders and foolish AV software backscatter.