sendmail autoresponder

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Fri Feb 17 10:14:23 PST 2006

On 2006-02-17 09:29, Ted Mittelstaedt <tedm at> wrote:
> You do NOT want to setup an autoresponder like vacation!  The
> FEATURE method that Giorgos explained is the correct way to do it.
> If your not using sendmail and your MTA cannot issue an error in
> this fashion, you do not want to mess around with this.
> What happens with autoresponders is that spammers inadvertantly
> trigger them.  As a result the autoresponses get sent to thousands of
> victims who had their names forged to the spammers message.  Some
> of those victim addresses are spamtrap addesses.

Oh, crap!  I hadn't thought of that.  Good thinking there Ted :)

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