On Tue, 30 May 2006, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> On Mon, May 29, 2006 at 02:14:42PM -0300, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> On Sun, 28 May 2006, Magnus Hagander wrote:
>>> AFAICS, this is caused by the machine attempting to relay thousands and
>>> thousands of spam emails (some quick checked showed a rate of about 1
>>> spam / 5 seconds enytering the queue - and I know I deleted almost
>>> 20,000 from the queue)
>> And how exactly would you like me to fix *that*? The reason those were in
>> the queue is because svr4 is a legit MX record for the mailing lists ...
>> the messages are being delivered into svr4's mail queue, and
>> mail.postgresql.org subsequently refusing htem because they are for
>> invalid addresses ...
>> If I remove svr4 as an MX record, its just going to move to a different
>> machine ...
>> So, how exactly would you like me to "fix" that problem?
> Postfix allows you to specify a list of valid email addresses. It should
> be a simple matter of specifying what all the valid mailing list email
> addresses are.
The list of email addresses changes over time ... so whomever creates a
new mailbox would need to remember to add it on the MX servers as well ...
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