On Fri, May 04, 2001 at 04:14:50PM +0100, Brendan Kehoe wrote:
> Has anyone tossed a rule step into sendmail.cf to explicitly send mail
> destined for aol.com to go thru the ISP-of-the-moment's mail server, but
> otherwise deliver mail directly?
>> I want to go with no `DSfoo' in my sendmail.cf, and instead let my laptop
> deliver mail directly when I'm on a trip. However, aol.com's recent
> adjustment to block spams by not allowing dynamic IP addresses presents an
> interesting catch to otherwise not worrying about which ISP I'm connecting to,
> or what the name of their mail server may happen to be.
You're just going to start digging yourself into a hole. More and more
systems (not just AOL) are now doing reverse lookups to see if your envelope
address matches your IP - if not, you'll get rejected with "Domain not
found" or some such.
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