[TUHS] Who is running their own mail server and what do you run?

Lawrence Stewart stewart at serissa.com
Thu Sep 21 11:30:21 AEST 2017


On Thu, 21 Sep 2017, Robert Brockway wrote:

> I do some additional tricks like requring the sending MTA to hold the connection open for (IIRC) 10 seconds before I will accept traffic. This drives up spammers costs (and everyone elses :( ) but definitely helps.



We have 3 MX records with weights 10 50 100, but only the second one has an SMTP server behind it.  This tends to discourage spammers.

(Postfix, Ubuntu, on a Rackspace instance)

-L



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