[Mimedefang] OT: DNS A records to somedomain.com

Joseph Brennan brennan at columbia.edu
Wed Apr 2 09:08:56 EDT 2008

Steffen Kaiser <skmimedefang at smail.inf.fh-bonn-rhein-sieg.de> wrote:

> There had been a post a while ago claiming that the amount of SPAM grew
> up dramatically after he/she added an A record for the second level
> domain.

Was this a case where the A record IP address was the mail host?

It's hard to imagine that we'd be getting even more spam if the
A record columbia.edu accepted mail!  But maybe so.

Joseph Brennan
Lead Email Systems Engineer
Columbia University Information Technology

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