[NBLUG/talk] Reject mail to specific users.
cheetahmorph at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 14:31:20 PST 2007
It'd be really fun to auto-reply with 10 copies of the email spammed
to you... but then some spart spammers would bounce them off your
On 3/9/07, Steve Johnson <fratm at adnd.com> wrote:
> On 3/9/07, E Frank Ball <frankb at frankb.us> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 09, 2007 at 01:05:45PM -0800, Steve Johnson wrote:
> > > I have a sendmail question, I noticed that a lot of system accounts
> > > bin, www-data, etc..) tend to get tons of email from spammers.. Is there
> > > way (besides aliasing them to |/dev/null) to reject mail to these
> > There is no need for any of these accounts to receive mail.
> > Just delete them from the aliases file and any mail will be
> > rejected. I did that for uucp when it started getting spam.
> (Resending... sent from wrong account before..)
> Well, on my Debian system, these are actualy accounts, not alaises, so to
> get rid of them would mean to deluser them, and I believe that would break
> things =)
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