Re: Does Postfix understand "MX 0 ." ?
- On Jun 25, 2013, at 23:55, John Levine <johnl@...> wrote:
>>> As I think I said, the person who askedWe have a two-letter domain that gets quite a bit of delivery attempts
>>> has a domain a typo away from a very popular one, and would like to
>>> get rid of the unwanted traffic efficiently while still having his
>>> web server or whatever on the A record.
>> Tough. Whoever is in that position is presumably making enough money from the ads on his/her
>> "typosquatted" web site to put up with the hassle.
> This is not a typosquat, it's a live domain that happens by
> coincidence to be close to some other domain that gets a lot of mail,
> is in use for stuff other than e-mail, and wants the mail attempts to
from a three-letter domain that belongs to a large university here. Our
registration predates theirs by eight months, but they have both been
registered by their original owners for 15+ years.
I am not sure how they manage to keep forgetting that extra letter in
the days of synced address books and whatnot, especially when the part
in front of the @ sign is often ten times as long, but there ya go. It
> But more important, I understand your position to be that anyone whoHow about running a basic MTA for that domain on that IP address, one
> types an invalid domain in an e-mail addresses is a bad person, and
> deserves to be punished for it by not learning for a week that the
> message bounced. Interesting viewpoint.
that rejects all mail to said domain? Or adding MX records to another
server that does the same?
Instant rejection, problem solved?