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Re: DEAD THREAD (Was: ..::Spoofing Issues::..)

From: Noel Butler <noel.butler_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 07 2010 - 23:57:29 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

On Fri, 2010-10-08 at 00:24 +0200, mouss wrote:

> Le 06/10/2010 00:37, Noel Butler a écrit :
>
> > On Tue, 2010-10-05 at 23:46 +0200, mouss wrote:
> >
> > > Le 04/10/2010 23:03, Terry Gilsenan a écrit :
> > >
> > > > Configure postfix to use SPF, and setup an SPF record in DNS for
> > > > that domain.
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > then what? you reject mail because of spf fail? that would lead to
> > > false positives...
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > We've used it for years, had very little complaints, maybe half a
> > dozen in all that time.
> > SPF is a "must use" IMHO, and by use of "-all" ... providing you
> > configure your DNS correctly.
> >
>
>
> if you're in this list for some time, you probably know that spf
> debates are taboo here. Please accept my apologies for my post (I
> didn't realise that I was putting my foot in that old hole!).

I doubt July this year constitutes a long time , I was temp sub'd a
year or so ago or a few weeks with a question (that was never able to
answered anyway, so I left.) Can't recall teh reason for re-subbing.
But I note, neither WV or VD mentioned it is taboo, but I know spf is
like religion :) worship it or loath it.