Rejected mail hosts

Talbot Neil talbotn at ihug.com.au
Tue Jun 18 13:31:33 BST 2002


tim,

this could be someone outside your network trying to use your mail server as
a
relay. be sure that your FreeBSD server isn't an open sendmail relay as
someone
could effectively clog up your server with relay jink mail and/or spam

Hope this helps

Talbot Neil
IT Consultant
Australia


----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Wiser" <timw at penninehealthcare.co.uk>
To: <freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2002 6:03 PM
Subject: Rejected mail hosts


> Hi,
>
> In my daily logs I'm getting the occasional domain listed under the
> "Checking for rejected mail hosts" section.  I suspect that this is due to
> the way that our Exchange box is forwarding email onto the BSD server, but
> I'm curious as to why this might happen for other reasons.  Could anyone
> shed some light on this matter?
>
>
> TIA,
> Tim.
>
>
>
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