spam from aol (was Re: ARIN whois)
jared at puck.Nether.net
Mon Nov 22 15:05:16 UTC 1999
If you plug-gw it, you can also just tcp_wrap it, and then use
your hosts.allow, etc.. to stop spammers.
On Sun, Nov 21, 1999 at 10:16:39PM -0700, Forrest W. Christian wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Nov 1999, Kai Schlichting wrote:
> > THEY WILL FIND YOUR RELAYS ON THEIR OWN, AND THEY WILL ABUSE THEM, NO
> > MATTER HOW LOUD YOU SCREAM.
> In transition to a new mail server (with a new address), I installed a
> plug-gateway on the old server to redirect mail.
> Unfortunately, plugd hides the ip address of the sender, and since I trust
> my netblocks, all of the ip addresses on the old server became "spam relay
> entry points".
> It took the spammers 96 hours to find 3 of the addresses on that box and
> for us to be listed in orbs. I figured I would have at least had a week
> or two to figure out a better way.
> I ended up staying up all night getting transparent proxying to work right
> on the new server and making it work with a cisco route-map.
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