Please whitelist cPanel in your adblocker so that you’re able to see our version release promotions, thanks!

The Community Forums

Interact with an entire community of cPanel & WHM users!

Blackhole an email address?

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

  1. mjm2

    mjm2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2003
    Messages:
    52
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    156
    Location:
    rm -rf /
    If I want to send all email for a specific account to /dev/null, how do I do that?
     
  2. PWSowner

    PWSowner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2001
    Messages:
    2,948
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    343
    Location:
    ON, Canada
    Create a forwarder and forward that addy to :blackhole:.
     
    Stop hovering to collapse... Click to collapse... Hover to expand... Click to expand...
  3. largolam

    largolam Active Member

    Joined:
    May 16, 2003
    Messages:
    36
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    156
    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.
     
  4. mjm2

    mjm2 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2003
    Messages:
    52
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    156
    Location:
    rm -rf /
    thanks, :fail: seems to be working.
     
Loading...

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice