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Re: Redirecting mail (Re: Throttling mail)

  • From: Adi Linden
  • Date: Thu Mar 25 15:45:36 2004

> Forcing it through a server doesn't automagically add the ability to throttle
> abusive behavior.  It's merely the obvious sledgehammer fix.

It's a means to deal with smtp traffic. 

> Now consider a router that's instrumented to collect flow data, feeding a
> real-time system that throttles the port if something abusive happens.  You get
> the same benefits of not having to read and act on abuse reports, plus you
> don't break non-abusive uses of the network.

Where is something like this documented and explained?

Adi





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