help with backscatter
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Tue Dec 12 15:43:35 EST 2006
Chris Harms wrote:
> To those who have kindly told me to go to the Sendmail groups, I suspect
> Cyrus plays a part in our problem. I'm now fairly certain that our
> access db is misconfigured, with the reason stemming from using
> "To:domain.tld RELAY" as a workaround for Sendmail not delivering to
> Cyrus many moons ago. I don't think we should need to do this, but I
> distinctly recall it NOT working if we didn't have it in there. I
> suppose the 'duct tape' is coming unglued now. I'm currently working on
> putting together a development machine to try out 2.3.7 and removal of
> the aforementioned lines in access db.
> Any pointers on whether my hunch about the access file is correct or not
> are welcome.
Allowing sendmail to relay based on header information is a recipe for
disaster. It's possible that this is the cause of your problem, if
sendmail is accepting messages from dictionary attacks and cyrus is
refusing to deliver them.
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