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Re: rejecting clients greeting me with my own name (was: static map returns 554, causing message to be accepted)

From: Jerry <postfix-user_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 04 2010 - 16:19:53 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

On Mon, 4 Oct 2010 17:49:17 +0200
martin f krafft <madduck@madduck.net> articulated:

> also sprach Noel Jones <njones@megan.vbhcs.org> [2010.10.04.0507
> +0200]:
> > Lots easier to just use
> > /^myhostname(\.mydomain)?$/ REJECT don't use my hostname
>
> Thanks to everyone who responded. I am now going the suggested way.
>
> However, it occurs to me that this is something postfix could be
> trivially doing itself, e.g.
>
> smtpd_helo_restrictions =
> […]
> reject_my_hostname
> reject_my_ipaddress
>
> since it has those data available. Is this something worth pursuing?

Interesting; however, if it were really that simple and safe, I think
Wietse would have all ready implemented it.

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