black at csulb.edu
Wed Feb 17 23:51:55 UTC 2010
On Wed, 17 Feb 2010 17:32:51 -0500
"Laczo, Louis" <Louis.Laczo at PaeTec.com> wrote:
> I'm looking for comments / suggestions / opinions from any providers that
>have been contacted by spamhaus about excessive queries originating from
>their DNS resolvers, typically, as a proxy for customers. I know that
>certain large DNS providers (i.e. google and level3) have either been
>banned or have voluntarily blocked spamhaus queries by their resolvers.
>We're currently in discussion with spamhaus and I wanted to see how others
>may have handled this.
When we licensed Spamhaus a few years back, they required us to set-up a DNS
slave server instead of querying against their public server. They had a
special DNS client that allowed partial zone updates. Turns out we
downloaded huge hourly updates.
We no longer use Spamhaus, relying instead upon Sender Base Reputation
california state university, long beach
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