[Dovecot] disabling mail delivery for a user
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Tue Feb 2 18:30:44 EET 2010
On February 2, 2010 9:57:12 AM +0100 Steffen Kaiser
<skdovecot at smail.inf.fh-brs.de> wrote:
> If you want to avoid backscatter, you must disable the user in the MTA,
> in order to reject the message during "rcpt to" command or at least in
I don't care about backscatter. There's no reason anyone should see
significant backscatter these days; it's pretty much a solved problem.
(watermark all outgoing email and look for that watermark on DSN reports)
In any event, for this specific case I do already reject the user "at
the gates". But I want to reject internal email for folks that don't
know that user account has gone away. I prefer not to do it in the MTA
so as to keep the MTA as free from this type of configuration that
lingers for years and makes future migrations difficult.
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