[IRCServices] Email forwarding
achurch at achurch.org
Mon Jan 22 20:15:12 PST 2001
>>>What part of this is open to resource attacks?
>>/ns set email some-domain at that.doesnt.resolve
>>Lather, rinse, repeat and watch sendmail choke.
>Depends heavily on your choice of MTA. Sendmail may behave like this but
>Exim [http://www.exim.org/] sure doesn't... however putting limits on is
>still a good idea due to the extra resources consumed by having N number of
>Exim processes waiting for their domain resolvers.
That's my point. _Something_ will choke, be it sendmail, the system
(too many processes), or Services SENDPASS (MTA refuses messages due to
load). Switching MTAs just moves the problem around.
>(In case you were wondering, I rather like Exim - readable config files,
>completely bulletproof, [...]
Ain't None Such. You mean "not banged on enough".
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