incoming smtp from v6 addresses

Leo Bicknell bicknell at
Wed Jan 4 14:47:24 UTC 2012

In a message written on Wed, Jan 04, 2012 at 07:18:11AM -0500, Jared Mauch wrote:
> Similar footprint, and I have something like the following on puck:
> puck:~$ grep IPv6: /var/log/maillog | grep stat=Sent | wc -l
> 9043
> puck:~$   grep stat=Sent /var/log/maillog | wc -l
> 110343

I have a mail system that has almost 0 technical users on it.

%	grep IPv6: /var/log/maillog | grep stat=Sent | wc -l
%	grep stat=Sent /var/log/maillog | wc -l


> If gmail were to host AAAA for their MX I would see a lot more mail delivered over there.

Agreed, gmail, yahoo, hotmail and AOL are probably 80% of the total mail
on that box, so those four could make a huge swing, individually or

       Leo Bicknell - bicknell at - CCIE 3440
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