> Upon further investigation, the majority of the inbound emails are > to invalid addresses at our domain. We have a backup mail service > and in talking to them they say they are getting upwards of 66,000 > emaills an hour for our domain during the time our server is out of > service.
Len's right about the load-shedding capability of a gateway. Still, 66,000 bad address validations (or 66,0000 minus the legits) is totally cake for IMail using a local (Reg) database IME. Are you using SQL or AD? --Sandy ------------------------------------ Sanford Whiteman, Chief Technologist Broadleaf Systems, a division of Cypress Integrated Systems, Inc. e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] SpamAssassin plugs into Declude! http://www.imprimia.com/products/software/freeutils/SPAMC32/download/release/ Defuse Dictionary Attacks: Turn Exchange or IMail mailboxes into IMail Aliases! http://www.imprimia.com/products/software/freeutils/exchange2aliases/download/release/ http://www.imprimia.com/products/software/freeutils/ldap2aliases/download/release/ To Unsubscribe: http://imailserver.com/support/discussion_list/ List Archive: http://www.mail-archive.com/imail_forum%40list.ipswitch.com/ Knowledge Base/FAQ: http://imailserver.com/support/kb.html