-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 Maxim Khitrov wrote:
> Do you know > if there is a reason they chose to do it this way? Accept the > connection, but don't allow the client to do anything with it? If sendmail just dropped the connection, then the sending MTA would retry the message, potentially every 15 minutes for up to 5 days. The way sendmail does it, the sending MTA gets a 5xx permanent error message straight away, meaning it tries once and then fails. Of course, that assumes the MTAs involved are doing something like following the appropriate RFCs, which most of the spambots fail to do. Cheers, Matthew - -- Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard Flat 3 PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate Kent, CT11 9PW -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.3 (FreeBSD) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFGU9xj8Mjk52CukIwRCCUDAKCO6YUZ8TdFAQe7EVB7UcY7uzPYGwCfZL2u J6hLJvLN0DQnRJV9Z26Qdto= =IG3h -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"