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Re: anoncvs still slow

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <jnasby(at)pervasive(dot)com>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>, 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 19:21:46
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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
>> 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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