Re: [Mailer-Daemon@merkel.debian.org: Mail delivery failed: returning message to sender]
On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 04:31:09PM +0200, Bas Zoetekouw wrote:
> You wrote:
> > On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 03:15:07PM +0200, Bas Zoetekouw wrote:
> > > Could anyone *please* fix this? Debian should not send bounces to
> > > forged addresses. Not only is it very annoying, it also the debian
> > > servers listed in all kinds of DNS blacklists.
> > > I guess the easiest way would be to _only_ accept mail on master,
> > s/master/murphy/ - lists.d.o is hosted at murphy.
> Yeah. This mail acually was sent to qa.d.o, for which mail is indeed
> handled by master.
I see. And email@example.com is an alias for
> The problem seems to be though, that the different hosts have different
> policies for incoming mail, so when mail is sent to another host, and
> that hosts rejects it, it is bounced to the forged address.
> Would there be some way to sync these policies? Maybe by having one
> single hosts handle all incoming mails?
single point of failure? ;-)
Afaik there are at least three different policies implemented by
different admin teams.
- lists.d.o. - Runs on murphy/postfix (probably some fancy regexes
that reject at smtp time)
- alioth: exim4
- *.d.o (master, gluck, etc.) exim3
And this problem only happens if stuff is forwarded (by aliases or