Blocking MX query
jra at baylink.com
Tue Sep 4 13:17:06 CDT 2012
----- Original Message -----
> From: "William Herrin" <bill at herrin.us>
> > I'm a bad subscriber, Bill?
> Okay, fair enough. There are no good users *expecting* to send email
> direct to a remote port 25 from behind a NAT. There are some good
> users who occasionally run slightly sloppy configurations which might
> attempt spurious port 25 connections.
I do, in fact, expect that. You're alleging that's a bad practice.
> Good to block port 25. Not good to knee-jerk ban users whose machines
> happen to poke the port once or twice.
I wasn't even talking about banning or blocking me. I was, as you'll see
in my other response, exercising the end-to-end architecture of the
Internet, as members of this list regularly exhort that I should be able
"This is why we can't have nice things" is not, actually, a sufficiently
useful excuse for me to not agree with that principle.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
Designer The Things I Think RFC 2100
Ashworth & Associates http://baylink.pitas.com 2000 Land Rover DII
St Petersburg FL USA #natog +1 727 647 1274
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