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Article: 1737
From: Christian 'CBE' Benner
Date: 2007-09-23 10:45:03 -0400
Subject: Re: milter-link problems

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OK, but that's not possible on that machine :-)
It's a "test maschine" which means that nothing is really working and in
the 'he has the "world wide web" in his hand...." (is this advertisement
also known in other countries as germany ?) I like the sound *g*


Chris

> -----Original Message-----
> From: milters-bounce@milter.info=20
> [mailto:milters-bounce@milter.info] On Behalf Of Anthony Howe
> Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2007 3:02 PM
> To: milters@milter.info
> Subject: [milters] Re: milter-link problems
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> Removal...........: milters-request@milter.info?subject=3Dremove
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> Derek J. Balling wrote:
> >>> Connect:localhost.localdomain           RELAY
> >>> Connect:localhost                       RELAY
> >> Never the above two. These should be deleted, because a=20
> spammer could=20
> >> try to relay through your machine with:
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> >> spammer.ip.addr.here IN PTR localhost.localdomain.
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> > No he couldn't, because (if everything is working properly)=20
> sendmail=20
> > won't "trust" that PTR record because there's no corresponding A=20
> > record for "localhost.localdomain" pointing at the IP address.
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> Most resolvers will consult /etc/hosts either before or after=20
> an A record lookup attempt and find
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> 127.0.0.1	localhost.localdomain localhost
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> thus completing the mapping reverse-forward mapping. I=20
> remember being told this was an issue several years ago.=20
> Maybe sendmail and the other MTAs detects this now, but I=20
> prefer not to take the chance.
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> Anthony C Howe          Skype: SirWumpus                    SnertSoft
> +33 6 11 89 73 78         ICQ: 7116561          BarricadeMX & Milters
> http://www.snert.com/            
          http://www.snertsoft.com/
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