How do I whitelist bounces?

johnl@iecc.com johnl@iecc.com
Wed Dec 31 05:55:36 UTC 2003


> > dcc: 150.161.2.100 @ owner-spamtools+M4885=dnlb=cin.ufpe.br@lists.abuse.net A:A
>
> I don't recognize that sort of log entry.  Does it concern a bounce
> from <> to a single-use source address for a mailing list intended to
> let some mailing list software know which address has gone bad and
> should be unsubscribed?

Yes.

> Do you want to tell the dccifd greylisting mechanism or the DCC bulk
> mail detector to whitelist them?  I suspect the latter because of the
> comment about servers retrying.

Well, both, but the greylist is more interesting because I don't reject on
bulk at SMTP time.

> Why not teach whatever recognizes them to give dccifd a constant "local
> user name"

Ugh.  I could do that, but I was hoping for something less ad-hoc.

Regards,
John Levine, postmaster@abuse.net



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