[Dshield] DNS MX record block question

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Sat Sep 6 22:50:44 GMT 2003

On Sat, 2003-09-06 at 14:47, Keith Bergen wrote:

> Frankly, I think that every TLD should have an MX record available or you
> shouldn't accept connections from it. How else would you send an email back
> to them ... And frankly, what's the point of them sending you email except
> for a) me to send one back, or b) they are trying to spam me.

Every domain should have a *responding* MX host.

It'd be nice to be able to reject with a Temporary Failure code any
message from a domain where the MX host is rejecting SMTP connections or
does not respond within a reasonably brief period of time.

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