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Re: what the heck do i do now?
jlewis@xxxxxxxxx (Jon Lewis) writes: > As for trying to "make it stop", the two methods thought to be most > successful are: > > 1) maps.vix.com. 604800 IN NS . i've tried that. the retry rate actually goes up rather than down. > 2) maps.vix.com. 604800 IN NS u1.vix.com. > maps.vix.com. 604800 IN NS u2.vix.com. > maps.vix.com. 604800 IN NS u3.vix.com. > ... [as many as you like] > u1.vix.com. 604800 IN A 192.0.2.1 > u2.vix.com. 604800 IN A 192.0.2.2 > u3.vix.com. 604800 IN A 192.0.2.3 > ... [as many as you like] i hadn't thought of that. i'll think seriously about it, thanks. > Successful here doesn't necessarily mean "the traffic stopped" but rather > the traffic has been mitigated as much as is possible without actually > getting people to fix their systems and stop querying the dead zone. right you are. it sort of goes against my personal grain to cause folks' mail to bounce when their only offense against the community is not reading the qmail man page and understanding the what the defaults are. -- Paul Vixie