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Re: [suse-security] ezmlm warning
  • From: "Michel Messerschmidt" <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 15:14:46 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <17829.195.124.114.37.1144070086.squirrel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Carlos E. R. said:
> Well, the only way to reject an email because it is considered spam is
> after complete reception; the scanning is surely done later. It is simply
> a «bad thing» to bounce back spam.

Not always.
Sometimes you want to reject messages as spam based on certain well-known
(at least for a small timeframe) source IPs, FROM or RCPT-TO addresses
(for example to reduce the load on the mailserver).


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