Raymond Dijkxhoorn wrote:
> Hi!
>
>> 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!
>
>


I have several servers on several lower numbered MX records and this is
on the same computer as my lowest mx. If the load levels get high it
quits recording hits.