From: Thomas Bridge (tbridge at domain vianetworks.ie)
Date: Fri 12 Apr 2002 - 14:02:17 IST
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At 08:49 12/04/2002 -0400, Wesley Darlington wrote:
>Seems to me that there'd be a whole lot less open relays in the world (and
>a *whole* lot less spam) if destination mail servers ("MX" servers) really
>were distinct from relay servers... So yes, exactly like that. :-)
The best ways to reduce to the number of open relays on the internet is to
introduce mandatory life sentences for anyone who installs an Exchange box
as a mail host with out properly configuring it.
You should see the suffering our support desk had a while back with one
customer running 5.0 which cannot be secured.
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