Re: Spamcop madness
- Date: Mon, 2 Oct 2000 16:03:08 +0200 (CEST)
On Mon, 2 Oct 2000, Piet Beertema wrote:
> Wouldn't it help a bit to set:
> mailer-daemon: /dev/null
> In /etc/aliases?
> That's about the worst you can do.
> Heh heh... within half a minute (!!) I got perfect proof
> of how bad this idea is: a double-bounce which I could
> forward right away to the sender.
Maybe I wasn't clear enough (sorry :-).
In normal operation, 'mailer-daemon: postmaster' is certainly useful,
but when we're talking spam attack (GBs of traffic), 'mailer-daemon:
/dev/null' could help keep our mailers alive.
What do you think?