> > Hey, one of my clients bought a domain which was previously held by > > someone else. This of course meant that lots and lots of spammers were > > sending mails to a couple addresses on that domain, and he'd like to be > > able to mark certain explicit addresses for bouncing, while retaining the > > functionality of having all other misdirected mails sent to the > > postmaster. In short, while he'd like to be receiving the folks who > > misspell his name, he'd very much like not to be getting the spam sent > > consistently to a certain pair of addresses which no longer exist at his > > domain.
> What I would like to see is a update made to the qmail smtp daemon > so it will look up the email account and return a "failure 500" message. > Then by default, the email addresses that don't match would be > failed and "hopefully" cleaned from the bulk mail lists. There already is a "badrcptto" patch for qmail. I have it in my mail server, along with TLS, some mime bounce fixes and so on. I believe it is located at http://patch.be/qmail/badrcptto.html. Regards, Andrew