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Re: smtpserver router subdaemon

On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 04:35:21PM +0400, Eugene Crosser wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 02:01, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> > Those "various tests" include:
> >    "is the MAIL FROM domain something we can find in the DNS ?"
> >    "is the RCPT TO domain something we can find in the DNS ?"
> > (if either get NXDOMAIN, or lack of MX & A (& AAAA in IPv6 talker),
> > then it is mid-finger time..)
> Those two, I think, could be safely dropped as long as addresses are
> checked with interactive router.  More authoritative, and no duplication
> of effort.

The interactive router does not do DNS lookups, I am afraid.
(Router does not do DNS lookups either, as a rule.)

What the interactive router does check is:  "this domain is served
by me, and I know this local address does (not) exist"

--- rest of the email to be thought about, and replied later ---
> Eugene

/Matti Aarnio	<mea@nic.funet.fi>
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