Oden Eriksson wrote:
> Sunday 08 February 2004 14.45 skrev Eduardo M. Bragatto:
>> Jeremy Kitchen wrote:
>>> that could only be done in tcpserver by rate limiting connections by
>>> IP address, and would also affect legitimate connections made by
>>> valid users using proper authentication credentials.  I'd be mighty
>>> upset if anyone rate limited my pop3 connections ;)
>>> Of course, special provisions could be made, but
>>      I don't want it at the pop3, I want it on smtpd. Spammers are
>> hammering my server, sending messages to lots of domains that I'm
>> hosting. If I could set a limit like 5 simultaneously connections for
>> each IP address, no one would be able to use all my "slots".
> Could pretty easily be done with:
> http://www.deserve-it.com/sw/patches/patch-ucspi-tcp-0.88-periplimit

well, just a question.
With that patch, I could have problems with mailing lists?
And, with that patch, I could download from a lot of pop3 accounts, but send
through only "5" smtp connections, right?


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