Mailing List SIMS@mail.stalker.com Message #14827
From: Mike Hebel <nimitz@nimitzbrood.com>
Subject: Re: Authentication Attempts
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2004 08:51:40 -0600 (CST)
To: <SIMS@mail.stalker.com>
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> Is there nothing that can be done about spammer attempts to
> authenticate so as to relay through my SIMS server? Nothing to temp ban
> the idiot after xx failed attempts?
>
> Do I just have to put up with it?


Honestly - I block people like that at my firewall.  Usually it's a
Chinese, Thai, or Russian IP.

By blocking them at the firewall it saves my mail server from having to do
extra work.

Mike Hebel
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"I think we used too much!" - Chris Knight


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