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Re: OT: fighting rbl's



On Tuesday 30 November 2004 23:28, Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> Exactly my point.  If remote site is down, and you know it will be down
> for extended period of time (say two or three weeks), you can move mails
> for that site to separete queue with different set of timeouts, and
> inform your users about that.  That way, emails will be delivered once
> the remote site is operational again, instead of being bounced after 5
> days (and annoying warinings generated after 4 hours).  Something no ISP
> will be willing to do for you.
>
> Another reason might be that some people might have privacy issues with
> their correspondence being stored on intermediate mail server they have
> no controll of.
>
> These are just two examples why in some cases using ISPs mail servers
> for relaying is not acceptable solution.

Seems to me those are rare cases where special arrangements might be 
appropriate. Such as tunneling via a VPN or even ssh, or providing distant 
uses an account on your own server.



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John Summerfield
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