Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #12038
From: Warren Michelsen <Warren@MDCCLXXVI.com>
Subject: Re: Routing Spam - Secondary Server
Date: Sat, 9 Nov 2002 23:18:28 -0700
To: SIMS Discussions <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
At 10:05 AM -0600 11/09/2002, Michael wrote:
>Put this line in the router table of your secondary server.
>
><AccountName0@domain1.com> = spamtrap
><AccountName1@domain1.com> = spamtrap
><AccountName2@domain1.com> = spamtrap
>
>This will stop the secondary from accepting mail for that account but it
>will still accept all the other mail for domain1.com

It's a dictionary attack.  The names they might try are unknown. The place to catch it is at the primary server where the account mailbox files are.

Would something like

<*%Domain.com@unknown> = null

work?

I've seen others use "@blacklisted". Is "@unknown" valid?

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