question on sendmail.mc file
Using a trap-all user may seem like a good method to prevent spammers from determining what user accounts are on a system, but will also trap legitimate mail sent to an incorrect address (e.g. via a typo on the username). I would only user a trap-all on an entire domain dedicated to the purpose.
I have always found that there are better methods to decrease spamming (e.g. grey listing, greet pause, mimedefang).
However, if you really need to you coud try
Remember too, that user MUST exist!
On Tue, May 04, 2010 at 08:18:28AM -0400, Jerry Geis (email@example.com) wrote:
> I tried to set in sendmail.mc file at the LAST line
> define(`LUSER_RELAY', `local:unknownuser') dnl
> I did service sendmail restart and got an error on a completely
> different line.
> as a thought I deleted that line and put it on line 2 of the sendmail.mc
> re-ran service sendmail restart and now it worked. I changed nothing else.
> Is there something special about the placement of this command???
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