Re: [Asrg] What are the IPs that sends mail for a domain?

Ian Eiloart <iane@sussex.ac.uk> Fri, 03 July 2009 09:22 UTC

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--On 2 July 2009 13:03:12 -0400 Chris Lewis <clewis@nortel.com> wrote:

> Ian Eiloart wrote:
>>
>> --On 2 July 2009 12:27:57 -0400 Chris Lewis <clewis@nortel.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Bill Cole wrote:
>>>> Ian Eiloart wrote, On 7/2/09 6:23 AM:
>>>>> Exercise for the reader: why aren't spammers using the @ibm.com
>>>>> domain?
>>>> You provided the answer before the question.
>>> Somewhat.  Because spammers _are_ using @ibm.com too.  I got samples ;-)
>>
>> Ok, but it's trivial to reject them after checking SPF.
>
> Don't need to.  They're all being rejected by either "no such user" or
> the spam filter rejects.
>
> SPF isn't worth the cycles nor bandwidth (in this environment at least)
> to catch the rare SPF -all.

<http://spf-all.com/>

There are a few prime domains that publish -all records.

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