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From "Bernd Fondermann" <bernd.fonderm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Milestone from trunk
Date Mon, 05 May 2008 12:02:28 GMT
On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org> wrote:
> Bernd Fondermann ha scritto:
>
>
> > Serge Knystautas wrote:
> >
> > > On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 3:29 PM, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > >  So what I propose is that we setup a JAMES zone, and start to deploy
> JAMES
> > > >  in that zone.  That will be published in the DNS, and quite shortly
> we
> > > >  should start to see a lot of connections coming to it as millions of
> > > >  spambots start to exercise JAMES for us.  So we'll have a built-in
> load test
> > > >  running, courtesy of the botnets, and we can just watch the build
> work or
> > > >  crash in flames without any concern for lost messages.  We will need
> to be
> > > >  careful to initially disable the ability to send mail, and open it up
> very
> > > >  carefully to make sure that we don't accidentally create a relay of
> any
> > > >  kind.  We could, for example, setup an SMTPS handler, and allow PMC
> members
> > > >  to send via it, or alternatively, allow relaying only when the
> connection
> > > >  comes from p.a.o.
> > > >
> > >
> > > I see no reason to object to this proposal.  If this helps give Noel
> > > extra confidence in the codebase and it does not create extra burden
> > > on other committers, why say anything but "sounds great"?
> > >
> >
> > "extra confidence" :-)
> >
> > Sounds great, but going into testing with TRUNK essentially was proposed
> for month. Now someone who torpedoed this approach and repeatedly said:
> "Don't even look at this code" reiterates this. That really makes me happy,
> but it sounded great to me months ago already.
> >
> > Now let's get this zone up and running.
> > Maybe Norman can fill us in about when new zones will be available. IIRC,
> at ApacheCon he said that the machine hosting the zones needs upgrades
> before new zones can be added.
> >
> >  Bernd
> >
>
>  +1
>
>  What domain can we host for the tests?

I would like to donate a domain, for example james-testing.org. I
would be able to admin the nameserver according to our needs.

>  If we don't make this test installation the default MX for some domain and
> we don't use some email address in public messages I don't expect botnets to
> hit us so fast. Any ideas?

put some mail addresses on a wiki page?

  Bernd

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