> 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?


Sanford Whiteman, Chief Technologist
Broadleaf Systems, a division of
Cypress Integrated Systems, Inc.

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