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Re: Scary cron daemon message



On Tue, 2005-04-19 at 11:02 -0700, Richard Crawford wrote:
> I have my server at home set to check my e-mail using fetchmail every five 
> minutes.  When it generates an error, the error message is sent to my 
> account.
> 
> I received this error message a few minutes ago.  It scares me; should I be 
> worried?
> 
I could be wrong (there's insufficient detail) but it looks like you are
trying to bounce mail back to a non-existent sender domain. If that's
the case (and you allow fetchmail to bounce mail) then may I recommend
changing to discard to avoid creating backscatter to people who never
sent the mail to begin with?

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