Re: Open Relay Test
- From: Steven D'Aprano <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 20:40:33 +1100
On Fri, 17 Feb 2006 00:40:51 -0500, Steve Holden wrote:
Hi all .. how could one test to see if an open relay exists on aI bet spammers would love someone to answer that question for them. You
specific email server?
wouldn't be planning spam, by any chance?
The spammers already know how to look for open relays. Unlike the original
poster, they know how to use Google. *wink*
Besides, not just spammers want to detect open relays. Many people like to
block mail from open relays.