[unisog] Looking for sites that are redirecting SMTP requests

Larry Sheldon lsheldon at creighton.edu
Mon May 12 23:18:54 GMT 2003


> As a result of recent incidents in which student computers were hijacked to
> send spam through remote open relays, we have been asked to investigate the
> feasibility of redirecting all SMTP connection requests from student systems
> to our central mail servers. I have been asked to find out whether any other
> educational institutions are doing this.

We don't do that, but we deny port 25 traffic at the boundary router unless
the IP address is registered with IT as a mail handler.

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