> servers for processing spam. These servers service my lowered numbered MX
> records. I also have several dummy mx records that are higher numbered than
> my real servers. So in theory no one should ever hit the higher numbered
> servers. Especially when the IP addresses are on the same server as the lower
> numbered MX.
> But as most of you know spammers don't play by the rules and they try hitting
> the higher MX records first thinking there's less spam filtering there. So
> what I'm doing is counting hits by IP address. At the moment they have to hit
> it 75 times to get blacklisted. And it's all spammers and spam bots.
> Who thinks this is interesting?

Yeah really cool idea, if your smtp is too busy to accept connections and
people start sending on your second ip, they get blacklisted after some
time, really cute. Since you dont accept there either.

I think its a stupid idea!