Re: backup MX pointing to 127.0.0.1

From: John Peach (no email)
Date: Sun Sep 18 2005 - 10:53:34 EDT

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    On Fri, 16 Sep 2005 22:45:59 +0200
    Robert Felber <> wrote:

    > Hello,
    >
    > we use only one MX and no backup MXers.
    > Furthermore I've read, that spammers choose often rather try to relay
    > to the backup MX.
    >
    > Would it break legitime mailers if I let the Backup MX point to
    > 127.0.0.1? It sounds tasty on the first sight because spammers then
    > relay to themselves.
    >

    You would not get anything through to mailers I control; I reject mail
    from anyplace with an impossible MX.


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