Out-of-Office reply is sent to messages tagged as spam

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#1

OOO should be configured to respond only to messages that have made it past the spam filter.

Instead, what’s happening is this:

  1. Spammer sends spam;
  2. OOO responds to the spam
  3. Spam is caught by the spam filter.
    Surely 2 and 3 should be reversed, otherwise Dreamhost is broadcasting active/responsive email addresses to spammers and botnets. I hope I don’t have to explain why this is a bad thing…

#2

Thanks for the suggestion. I’ve forwarded your comment to DreamHost email product owner for consideration.


#3

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