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Article: 1902
From: Skull
Date: 2008-10-06 15:03:10 -0400
Subject: Re: Milter-null in a split (mail-in vs mail-out) environment

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On Oct 6, 2008, at 7:11 PM, Anthony Howe wrote:
>
> No. It is very difficult to determine "direction" in SMTP. In SMTP,
> everything looks incoming. The distinction is typically made in the  
> MTA
> as to which domains you accept.
>
> milter-null always inserts a X-Null-Tag header and if the message
> crosses multiple servers using X-Null=Tag headers, then you get  
> multiple
>  headers inserted. milter-null when it sees one or more X-Null-Tag
> headers checks them ALL to see if any were generated by that site.
>
> Since it is a X- header, adding should not affect down stream  
> servers so
> I don't understand why their addition on the inbound stream should  
> be an
>  issue.

It is not. ;-)
It's annoying, but surely not an issue.

My goal was simply to know if there was some "strange" way to change  
that behaviour; nothing critical involved :-)


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