[Esd-l] Smart reply

Simon Matthews simon at paxonet.com
Fri May 17 15:15:01 PDT 2002


If I understand correctly, you are going to look up the MX records for the 
domain listed in the Return-Path: and see if it matches the IP address in 
any (?) of the "Received:"  lines?



At 02:39 PM 5/17/02 -0700, John D. Hardin wrote:
>Okay, I'm going to spend a little time trying to add a Smart Reply
>capability to the sanitizer (well, maybe a more accurate description
>would be Smart Reply Suppression).
>Basically, it'll check to see if the Return-Path: is supported by the
>domains in the Received: headers, and if not, it will turn off
>NOTIFY_SENDER. It may do the same if the message appears to have come
>via a mailing list.
>If you want to suppress this, you'd set SECURITY_DISABLE_SMART_REPLY
>and the notificatin would go out, regardless. In other words, the
>sanitizer will default to partial ("smart") sender notification.
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