question about the checksum mechanism of dcc

Vernon Schryver
Sun Nov 17 17:12:38 UTC 2002

> From: Alexander Gruber <>

> ...
> i would like to install a kind of spam-trap in our company. the idea 
> behind that is: there is an email-account an every mail that goes to 
> that account ist
> automatically reported as spam to dcc. the question i have, is it a 
> problem for dcc that the reported sender is not the original sender of 
> the spam mail?
> ...

No, there would be no problem with that unless you run servers with
non-default parameters.  The DCC concentrates on the bodies of mail
messages and uses the envelope and header From values only for white-
or blacklisting.


Vernon Schryver

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