Re: [dmarc-ietf] Forensic report loops are a problem

John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> Sun, 17 January 2021 21:26 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dmarc-ietf] Forensic report loops are a problem
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In article <fe31989b-07a0-56fe-af6d-737182d3077e@sapienti-sat.org> you write:
>> My guess is that if we can track it down it is likely to be "my software 
>> is buggy so I want everyone else to work around it."
>
>The cases that I had to deal with were misconfigurations on the other
>side. I had to put these senders on some kind of ignore list to not send
>out failure reports for their failing messages. That stopped the loop.

I believe you, but did the fail loop cause a significant load on your
system, or were they just ugly?

As I've said before, if they're sending unaligned mail and have an
ruf= to ask for reports, I'd think it fair to assume they'd want the
reports.

R's,
John