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Re: Fighting Backscatter

From: Noel Jones <njones_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 19 2010 - 12:58:37 GMT
To: postfix-users@postfix.org

On 10/19/2010 7:00 AM, Ralf Hildebrandt wrote:
> * martijn.list<martijn.list@gmail.com>:
>>>> 2. Do not forward *any* emails, period.
>>>
>>> That's probably the simplest solution :)
>>
>> Wouldn't using an owner alias be a solution? (see expand_owner_alias).
>>
>> You can set the owner alias of the forward to some internal address.
>> This internal address will only be used to 'suck-up' the bounces of
>> forwarded messages.
>
> Interesting idea!
>

If the owner-alias is truly monitored (likely an onerous
task), this is a reasonable solution. If the owner-alias is
never checked or is forwarded to /dev/null then it's just
another way to discard bounces and not acceptable.

   -- Noel Jones