[Mimedefang] What is the best/fastest/easiest way to use greylisting?

Richard Whelan richard.whelan at pipex.net
Thu Aug 2 07:27:01 EDT 2007

Hi Mike

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Subject: [Mimedefang] What is the best/fastest/easiest way to    use  
From: mike campbell <mike.campbell at oracle.com>
To: mimedefang at lists.roaringpenguin.com
Date: 01/08/2007 16:36
> Would you believe that I actually started looking at milter-greylist
> initially but realized it was another milter in sendmail and thought
> it might be better to combine greylisting into MD since that would
> only be 1 milter to be involved. Perhaps I was right on my first
> approach!!
> One thing I don't see to be able to get to work is subnetmatch. I have
> tried to define "subnetmatch /24" but in my greylist.db I see
> something like this:
> 148.87.xxx.yyy  <mike.campbell at domain.com>     
> <mikecampbell at domain.org>   1185982451 # 2007-08-01 10:34:11
> And when I send another email (after the initial delay) then if it
> comes from a different IP address then it too is greylisted. So, does
> the /24 change the way that the entries show up in the greylist.db
> file to exclude the last octet?
It should do. I have it defined in mine, after finding similar results.
However, since then I also have a large number of well behaved networks
whitelisted as well. I would also advise, setting the
dump_no_time_translation as it improves the dump time to file.



Richard Whelan
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