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Re: anoncvs still slow

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: anoncvs still slow
Date: 2006-05-30 17:52:22
Message-ID: 20060530175221.GU59464@pervasive.com (view raw or flat)
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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.
-- 
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Pervasive Software      http://pervasive.com    work: 512-231-6117
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