Mailing List Message #7374
From: Technical Support, Stalker Labs <>
Subject: Re: Performance problems
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 14:31:15 +0300
To: SIMS Discussions <>
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On Wed, Dec 13, 2000, 11:17:19 GMT
  Steve Linford, <> wrote:

> From Bill Cole, received 12/12/00, 8:41 pm -0500 (GMT):
>>  At 1:14 PM -0500 12/12/00, Michael  Kucsak  imposed structure on a stream
>>  of electrons, yielding:
>>>Unfortunately, Verify Return Paths was NOT checked so there must be
>>>something else.
>>  I think Steve got this one wrong. ...
>>  This is in the 'HELO' or 'EHLO' SMTP greeting command...
>>  This is not a check which can reject mail and it cannot be turned off.
>Yes I though Verify Return Paths controlled this check too. This then
>explains the problem Heath was having.

Indeed, the parameters to the HELO/EHLO commands are always checked against DNS. Another workaround for bogus names used on local clients is to seed the Hosts file with them, on the machine running SIMS - that way the names will be resolved.

Best regards,
Dmitry Akindinov

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