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Spam Blaster does not support domains that use a catch-all alias. What is a catch-all alias? A catch-all alias is a special kind of forwarding address. If a domain has a catch-all alias enabled, the mail server handling mail for that domain accepts mail...
Exchange 5.5 : Exchange 5.5 does not support rejecting invalid recipients at the SMTP transaction level. and is not supported by the Aussiecom Spam Blaster service. Exchange 2000: If you are using Exchange 2000, you should look at third party t...
The various message clasifications used by Aussiecom Spam Blaster are: Ham - All mail considered clean by the system. The stuff you want. Spam - (aka UCE) Unsolicited mail. Virus - Message that contain a virus. RBL - A message from a server that is li...
The following are the current IP addresses of the Aussiecom Spam Blaster gateways: Primary Gateways:mf1.spamblaster.com.au - 216.246.89.41 mf2.spamblaster.com.au - 216.246.89.42 g1.spamblaster.com.au - 216.246.89.40
Email Protection Services work for any mail server that rejects mail to invalid users at the SMTP level. Most modern mail servers work this way. Some hosting control panel server types that we have found that may not handle this properly: SWsoft Plesk ve...
Sometimes spammers will ignore the MX record setting for a domain and attempt to send mail directly to the IP address listed by the A record of a domain. Unfortunately, since these messages are not being sent through our gateways, we cannot block them. T...
Red Listing is a function of our service that keeps mail servers from sending too high a proportion of mail to unknown users... it's essentially a way to stop "dictionary" spam attacks... where the spammer simply blasts out a spam message to tho...
We’ve noticed that some of our customers are using “Sender Verify Callout” on their mail servers, which is a system which takes the sender’s email address of an incoming message and tries to verify that it’s a valid email address by going to the mail serv...
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