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ipf/ipmon & mail to hotmail?
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: ipf/ipmon & mail to hotmail?
- From: Claus Assmann <ca+OpenBSD_misc_(_at_)_zardoc_(_dot_)_endmail_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Sat, 13 Nov 1999 10:04:53 -0800
My system is configured to reject any incoming connection unless
it's to port 25 or 53. ipmon is used to log all blocked connections.
Here's a logfile entry which made me curious:
@0:28 b 188.8.131.52,25 -> 184.108.40.206,1524 PR tcp len 20 52 -AF
This happens when I send e-mail to a hotmail address. Does anyone
know what this might be? maillog shows:
relay=mail6.hotmail.com. [220.127.116.11], stat=Sent
so it's a different address. Can someone explain this to me?
Does the hotmail host "answer" from a different IP address?