Re: Ok, someone is trying to be funny

From: Michael H. Warfield (
Date: Fri Feb 02 2001 - 18:51:46 EST

On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 03:36:46PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote:

> Ok, it seems somebody is running a cron script or similar
> to keep resubscribing that address
> to linux-kernel.

        So block them using the /etc/mail/access database for sendmail
and do it with a "451" error code. The data will back up on their
mail server and start clogging their mail spool till they get a clue.
(Ok... 5 day expiration on the messages, but ITMT, they get several
warning and error messages from each too).

> So if you see the "moderation" message back from a posting
> you make to linux-kernel, please dont' report it to us here
> at, we know about it.

> Later,
> David S. Miller


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