Something like: Congratulations!!! You've been selected by our steering committee to handle our AD design and implementation. Our selection was not based just on the $$$'s you will save us, but due to your experience and understanding. We look forward to working with you.
(Still can't figure out how to work XXX in there) > -----Original Message----- > From: Dillon, Jeff [SMTP:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 11:25 AM > To: Exchange Discussions > Subject: RE: Blocking spam > > Our 98%-effective content filter is simple enough!!! > > 1) First line of msg ends in !, !!, or especially !!! > 2) "Just $" > 3) "You've been selected" > 4) "XXX" gets the rest > > This lets through the subscribed JOD about the two soaking-wet coeds who > rescued a 9-inch rooster from a pond--thereby keeping everyone happy. > > << If this message reached you in error because YOUR content filter > differs > from the above, reply to www.spamusforever.ru Include your MasterCard > number and mother's maiden name for verification >> > > -----Original Message----- > From: Ben Schorr [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 6:32 PM > To: Exchange Discussions > Subject: RE: Blocking spam > > > Not a solution in my environment, unfortunately. :) They're still going > to > be getting a ton of spam (from their previous indiscretions) and they'll > still insist upon me fixing (or at least reducing) that somehow. In our > case the answer is content filtering and the attendant problems that go > with > it. > > Luckily we've tuned (and continue to tune) our filters fairly well and > catch > very little legitimate mail in it. I'd guess we spend maybe 15 minutes a > day skimming through the quarantine and releasing stuff that's legit > (deleting the rest of it). > > We also don't catch all spam, of course, but we catch a lot of it. And we > do block more or less all of the dangerous attachment extensions. > > Aloha, > > -Ben- > Ben M. Schorr, MVP-Outlook, CNA, MCPx3 > Director of Information Services > Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert > http://www.hawaiilawyer.com > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Martin Blackstone [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > > Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 1:14 PM > > To: Exchange Discussions > > Subject: RE: Blocking spam > > > > > > No, you say "that sucks, you shouldn't have done that", then > > shake your head slowly and walk away. :) > > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Ben Schorr [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > > Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 3:19 PM > > To: Exchange Discussions > > Subject: RE: Blocking spam > > > > > > Once the horse is out of the barn, though, what do you do? > > Make them get all new e-mail addresses? > > > > -Ben- > > Ben M. Schorr, MVP-Outlook, CNA, MCPx3 > > Director of Information Services > > Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert > > http://www.hawaiilawyer.com > > > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > > From: Martin Blackstone [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > > > Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 12:53 PM > > > To: Exchange Discussions > > > Subject: RE: Blocking spam > > > > > > > > > I agree. It is dead on accurate. > > > When I started here we had content filtering. And I had to > > do the same > > > thing. I slowly started turning off the filters and now the > > only thing > > > it does is extension blocking. I explained to management > > and my users > > > why this was happening to them and how they had done it to > > themselves > > > and how they should fooble their email addys if they don't > > want to get > > > on a list and everything is happy now. > > > > > > Bottom line: Its about user education in my book. > > > > > > -----Original Message----- > > > From: Jesse Rink [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > > > Sent: Monday, January 07, 2002 2:48 PM > > > To: Exchange Discussions > > > Subject: RE: Blocking spam > > > > > > > > > You know, this has to be the best email I've read here and have > > > archived it for the day when my boss demands content > > filtering on our > > > exchange server, heh. > > > > > > > You know, if you had been reading the list for one week, you would > > > > have seen that this very issue was discussed in at least > > > two threads. > > > > > > > > There's nothing you can do until you show your users how > > > they actually > > > > get on people's sh!t lists. If you can teach them how to avoid > > > > behavior that gets them on people's sh!t lists, then and > > only then > > > > your spam input will decrease. > > > > > > > > Sure, you can install something like eManager (since you > > > have ScanMail > > > > already, it's a cheap buy) but that just masks the problem. Rest > > > > assured that Richard Cranium in accounting will subscribe to the > > > > cooking channel mailing list, or Jenny the Office Manager > > > will forward > > > > the "Good Luck Totem" to everybody in her address book. At > > > that point > > > > Richard and Jenny will complain even louder when they > > receive spam > > > > because the content filter that YOU put in place doesn't > > > work. Then > > > > Johnny the PHB will tell you to increase the > > effectiveness of your > > > > content filter or lose your job. You'll do it and Richard > > > and Jenny > > > > will complain to Johnny that they are not receiving > > > business critical > > > > e-mails. Then Johnny will order you to go through all blocked > > > > messages and forward anything that is business critical. > > > Soon, you'll > > > > discover that you can't do anything else but review the > > quarantined > > > > messages. You'll advise Johnny the PHB to promote Avi the > > > OfficeBoy > > > > to "Information Delivery Specialist" position where he can > > > go through > > > > all the messages so you can go back to installing service packs. > > > > Should I go on? > > > _________________________________________________________________ > List posting FAQ: http://www.swinc.com/resource/exch_faq.htm > Archives: http://www.swynk.com/sitesearch/search.asp > To unsubscribe: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] > Exchange List admin: [EMAIL PROTECTED] _________________________________________________________________ List posting FAQ: http://www.swinc.com/resource/exch_faq.htm Archives: http://www.swynk.com/sitesearch/search.asp To unsubscribe: mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Exchange List admin: [EMAIL PROTECTED]