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From "Danny Angus" <da...@thought.co.uk>
Subject FW: james
Date Sat, 12 Jan 2002 21:10:31 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Todd Tredeau [mailto:todd@wisernet.com]
> Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2002 8:08 PM
> To: danny@thought.co.uk
> Subject: james 
> 
> 
> Hi;
>     We wrote a small java application to clean out bad e-mail entries 
> from the mail sending queue. If you think it would work, and help, I'll 
> give it to the james project, you add it to the adminstrative functions. 
> Where this might be useful for instance is when;
> 
>     Someone sends bulkmail out from the server, and then you hit a "good 
> times" autoresponder. It sends out oh, typically lets say 5000 e-mails 
> about 5mb each with viruses in them. Of course, they begin to bounce, 
> and each autoresponder bounce message triggers another 5000 e-mail 
> avalanche. Recognizing this "out of character" condition, an 
> adminstrator can trigger this function to purge all e-mails to / from a 
> specifc address. I've seen this happen at least three times in the last 
> year.
>    
>     Why is James NOT in the night build queue, i'd like to implement and 
> play with it.. but I like to get fresh meat..
> 
> greets
> 
> todd
> http://www.wiserlabz.com
> collaborative project to promote Novell and open source solutions
> 
> 

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