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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@collab.net>
Subject Re: Mailing from apache email address
Date Tue, 11 Nov 2003 18:29:48 GMT
On Tue, 11 Nov 2003, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 01:52:29AM -0800, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> > certain IP addresses that could send mail that claimed to be From:  an
> > @apache.org address, in an attempt to prevent forged spam.  But I'm sure
> > the infrastructure team would make a lot of noise before doing that.
>
> As in noise against it.  ;-)
>
> Would this scheme allow DNS entries per LHS of the email address?  Then,
> there might be something to it - otherwise, feh.

No, it's DNS-based; like a "reverse MX" record.

> If I were to send a message from jerenkrantz@apache.org, it should only
> originate from one machine - the one this one comes from - or am I
> really Justin at all?  Muwhahaha.  But, to expect us to tunnel all
> @apache.org originating email only from minotaur (accessible via SSH
> port forwarding or local origination) isn't realistic, IMHO.  -- justin

Well, it works for CVS.

	Brian

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