Re: exim configuration
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On Fri, 17 May 2002, Dave Sherohman wrote:
> You'll want to base the server on option 1 (Internet site) or 2
> (Internet site using smarthost), depending on whether you feel a need
> to route all outgoing mail through your ISP's server. A few sites
> will refuse to accept mail from 'unknown' machines and may assume
> you're a spammer if you don't use your ISP to launder the mail.
Checking against ISP customer IP pools is pretty rare. My ISP's
mailserver is blocked by three RBLs I check against at last check, I'd
rather not route outbound through servers with known stupid admins.
> Personally, though, I don't use a smarthost as these sites are few
> and far between these days, provided that you have a static IP
Yup. Mostly because assuming a particular ISP is a spammer based
entirely on the fact it's on the other side of a dialup, cable modem, or
DSL bridge fromt he rest of the net is draconian and considered stupid
by most admins.
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