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RE: trapdoor.merit.edu and other impatient Postfix mailers everywhere (fwd)
I think MAPS managed to DOS themselves. Since they are refusing queries BIND can't cache the response and so it just keeps trying with every new e-mail. The traffic hitting MAPS servers has to be impressive. Mark Radabaugh Amplex (419) 833-3635 -----Original Message----- From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Steven J. Sobol Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 4:33 PM To: Larry Sheldon Cc: email@example.com Subject: Re: trapdoor.merit.edu and other impatient Postfix mailers everywhere (fwd) On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Larry Sheldon wrote: > > > It is interesting to see some of the sites that not only use(d) the MAPS > > lists for free, but didn't even bother to do the zone transfer mode > > (which reduces the load on the MAPS servers and speeds up your local > > use). > > At least one of us thinks the zone transfer mode was not free It was, until just recently. -- JustThe.net LLC - Steve "Web Dude" Sobol, CTO - sjsobol@JustThe.net Donate a portion of your monthly ISP bill to your favorite charity or non-profit organization! E-mail me for details.