[Mimedefang] Sendmail::Milter

Andrzej Adam Filip anfi at onet.eu
Tue Nov 24 13:10:21 EST 2009

Tilman Schmidt <t.schmidt at phoenixsoftware.de> wrote:
> Am 2009-11-23 21:38 schrieb -:
>> I too limit connections to one, and one per 5 minutes.  Should
>> remotes violate that, they get two warnings (ICMP admin-prohibited),
>> and if they're too eager, they fall into my TCP TARPIT.
> I wonder. Do you have any data on how typical mail server software
> reacts to that sort of policy? What does, for example, a Sendmail or
> Exchange server in default configuration do if it tries to deliver two
> mails to a destination server, the first one succeeds, and the second
> one fails with "administratively prohibited"?

AFAIK sendmail does not distinguish between reasons why establishing TCP
connection have failed. Have I missed something?

[pl>en: Andrew] Andrzej Adam Filip : anfi at onet.eu
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