[Ilugc] fetchmail, catchall, sendmail
binand at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 12:16:23 IST 2006
On 24/01/06, Raja Subramanian <rajasuperman at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/24/06, Kenneth Gonsalves <lawgon at thenilgiris.com> wrote:
> > never use a catchall. repeat after me, never use a catchall. Put
> > forwarders for all users to a common mailbox and fetch from there
> Putting forwarders seems like too much overhead.
> Can you please explain why catchall is evil?
*@somedomain.com -> /var/spool/mail/somedomain.com/catchall
Can you imagine the kind of disaster this can create when the next
random spammer tries a dictionary attack on somedomain.com?
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