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Blackhole an email address?

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by mjm2, Jul 11, 2004.

  1. mjm2

    mjm2 Well-Known Member

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    If I want to send all email for a specific account to /dev/null, how do I do that?
     
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    PWSowner Well-Known Member

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    Create a forwarder and forward that addy to :blackhole:.
     
  3. largolam

    largolam Active Member

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    IMNSHO, Better to use :fail:

    Then the server doesnt have to accept the message, using bandwidth and disk to store it, only to throw it away.

    With :fail:, when the remote server says "RCPT TO: <that@address>" your server with say "550" and not accep tit.
     
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    mjm2 Well-Known Member

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    thanks, :fail: seems to be working.
     
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