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Subject: Re: Implementing ETRN?
From: Christopher E. Brown (cbrowndenalics.net)
Date: Thu Mar 02 2000 - 13:09:43 CST
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On Thu, 2 Mar 2000, Wietse Venema wrote:
> Christopher E. Brown:
> > Isn't there an implied DoS here? Find and address that will
> > stick in the queue, or say hit the backup MX that is queueing for a
> > down primary MX, and keep hitting it with ETRNs?
> Excuse me, the Postfix code is written by someone with a clue.
> You can send thousands of ETRNs in a second and it will have the
> same effect as sending just one.
No insult, as I said, implied not is. As some would
say, the question had to be asked. :)
Happy to know the worst they can do is mildly increase the
load on a postfix system.
--- As folks might have suspected, not much survives except roaches, and they don't carry large enough packets fast enough... --About the Internet and nuclear war.