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Re: SMTP store and forward requires DSN for integrity
- From: Andrew - Supernews
- Date: Sun Dec 11 03:18:04 2005
>>>>> "Douglas" == Douglas Otis <email@example.com> writes:
>> BATV doesn't help you if the problem is SMTP transaction volume,
>> any more than a firewall will help you cope with a saturated
>> network link.
Douglas> Your statement regarding BATV is not correct however. There
Douglas> are two ways BATV reduces SMTP transaction volume when
Douglas> dealing with forged DSNs.
When you're dealing with 30 million incoming DSNs (this is not a
hypothetical figure), being able to reject them all at RCPT TO is
not much help.
I don't see why I should have to engineer my mail server to handle
5,000 times its expected workload just to accomodate all the bozos who
accept-and-bounce, uncontrolled backscatter, "sender verification",
C/R, and all the other cost-shifting methods out there.